parasitotropism

[păr′ə-sī-tŏtrə-pĭz′əm]

n.

The affinity of particular drugs or other agents for parasites rather than for their hosts.

Nearby words

  1. pollen brush,
  2. pollen count,
  3. pollen grain,
  4. pollen mother cell,
  5. pollen sac,
  6. polleniferous,
  7. pollenosis,
  8. pollera,
  9. pollero,
  10. pollex

Related formspar′a•si′to•tropic (-sī′tə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk) adj.


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