dermotropic

[ dur-muh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌdɜr məˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /

adjective

Definition for dermotropic (2 of 2)

dermatropic

or der·mo·trop·ic

[ dur-muh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌdɜr məˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /

adjective

(especially of viruses) in, attracted toward, or affecting the skin.
Also der·mat·o·trop·ic [der-mat-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /dərˌmæt əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/.

Origin of dermatropic

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Medicine definitions for dermotropic

dermotropic

[ dûr′mə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk ]

adj.

Having an affinity for the skin.
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