neurotropic


neu·ro·trop·ic

adjective \-ˈträ-pik\

Definition of NEUROTROPIC

:  having an affinity for or localizing selectively in nerve tissue <the neurotropic rabies virus>

Origin of NEUROTROPIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1903

neu·ro·trop·ic

adjective \ˌn(y)r-ə-ˈträp-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEUROTROPIC

: having an affinity for or localizing selectively in nerve tissue <neurotropic stains> <neurotropic viruses>—compare dermotropic, pantropic

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: neurula
Previous Word in the Dictionary: neurotransmitter
All Words Near: neurotropic

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up neurotropic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).