xenotropic
adjective Date: 1973 replicating or reproducing only in cells other than those of the host species <
xenotropic viruses
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  • xenotropic — xe·no·tro·pic …   English syllables

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  • Xenotropic virus — A virus that can grow in the cells of a species foreign to the normal host species, a species different from that which normally hosts it. Xeno means foreign while tropic refers to growth. So xeno + tropic = capable of growing in a foreign… …   Medical dictionary

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