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neurotropism

or neu·rot·ro·py

[noo-ro-truh-piz-uh m, nyoo-]
noun
  1. the quality of being neurotropic.
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Origin of neurotropism

First recorded in 1900–05; neuro- + -tropism
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neurotropy in Medicine

neurotropy

(nu-rŏtrə-pē)
n.
  1. The tendency to affect, be attracted to, or attack nervous tissue.
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Related formsneu′ro•tropic (nur′ə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk) adj.
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