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organotropism

[awr-guh-no-truh-piz-uh m]
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noun
  1. Physiology. the attraction of microorganisms or chemical substances to particular organs or tissues of the body.
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Origin of organotropism

Related formsor·ga·no·trop·ic [awr-guh-nuh-trop-ik, ‐troh-pik, awr-gan-uh‐] /ˌɔr gə nəˈtrɒp ɪk, ‐ˈtroʊ pɪk, ɔrˌgæn ə‐/, adjective
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organotropism in Medicine

organotropism

(ôr′gə-nŏtrə-pĭz′əm)
n.
  1. The attraction of chemical compounds or microorganisms to tissues or organs of the body.
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Related formsor′gan•o•tropic (ôr′gə-nō-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk, ôr-găn′ə-) adj.
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