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neurotropic

[ noor-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌnyʊər- /
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adjective Medicine/Medical.

having an affinity for nerve cells or tissue: a neurotropic virus; a neurotropic drug.

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Origin of neurotropic

First recorded in 1900–05; neuro- + -tropic
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