parasitotropism

[ păr′ə-sī-tŏtrə-pĭz′əm ]

n.

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

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