neurotropism

or neu·rot·ro·py

[ noo-ro-truh-piz-uh m, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈrɒ trəˌpɪz əm, nyʊ- /

noun

the quality of being neurotropic.

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Origin of neurotropism

First recorded in 1900–05; neuro- + -tropism
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Medical definitions for neurotropy

neurotropy
[ nu-rŏtrə-pē ]

n.

The tendency to affect, be attracted to, or attack nervous tissue.

Other words from neurotropy

neu′ro•tropic (nur′ə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk) adj.
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