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neurotropic

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adjective neu·ro·trop·ic \-ˈträ-pik\

Definition of neurotropic

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



Origin and Etymology of neurotropic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1903


Medical Dictionary

neurotropic

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adjective neu·ro·trop·ic \ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈträp-ik\

Medical Definition of neurotropic

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




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