neurotropic

[noo r-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, nyoo r-]

adjective Medicine/Medical.

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

Origin of neurotropic

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