noun cy·tot·ro·pism \sīˈtä‧trəˌpizəm\

Definition of cytotropism



  1. :  the tendency of isolated cells and cell masses to move toward or away from one another

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Origin and Etymology of cytotropism

International Scientific Vocabulary cyt- + -tropism; originally formed as German zytotropismus

First Known Use: 1895

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to cast off or become cast off

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