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adjective pneu·mo·tro·pic \ˌn(y)ü-mə-ˈtrōp-ik, -ˈträp-\

Medical Definition of pneumotropic

  1. :  turning, directed toward, or having an affinity for lung tissues—used especially of infective agents


\n(y)u̇-ˈmä-trə-ˌpiz-əm\play noun

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