or neu·rot·ro·py

[noo-ro-truh-piz-uh m, nyoo-]

Origin of neurotropism

First recorded in 1900–05; neuro- + -tropism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

neurotropy in Medicine


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