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

Definition of PNEUMOTROPIC

:  turning, directed toward, or having an affinity for lung tissues—used especially of infective agents
pneu·mot·ro·pism \n(y)-ˈmä-trə-ˌpiz-əm\ noun
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
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