pantropic

[ pan-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ pænˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /

adjective

(especially of viruses) attracted to or affecting many types of body tissues.

Nearby words

  1. pantothenate,
  2. pantothenic,
  3. pantothenic acid,
  4. pantothere,
  5. pantoum,
  6. pantropical,
  7. pantry,
  8. pantryman,
  9. pants,
  10. pants off, the

Origin of pantropic

First recorded in 1935–40; pan- + -tropic

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