neurotropism eurotropism n. An affinity for neural tissues. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • neurotropism — /noo ro treuh piz euhm, nyoo /, n. the quality of being neurotropic. Also, neurotropy. [1900 05; NEURO + TROPISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • neurotropism — noun An affinity for nervous tissue See Also: neurotropic …   Wiktionary

  • neurotropism — neu·rot·ro·pism n(y)u̇ rä trə .piz əm n the quality or state of being neurotropic * * * neu·rot·ro·pism (n rotґro piz″əm) [neuro + tropism] 1. the quality of having a special affinity for nervous tissue. 2. the alleged tendency of… …   Medical dictionary

  • neurotropism — n. attraction to neural tissue; influence on the nervous system …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neurotropism — neu·rot·ro·pism …   English syllables

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