cytotropism

noun
cy·​tot·​ro·​pism | \ sīˈtä‧trəˌpizəm\
plural -s

Definition of cytotropism

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

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First Known Use of cytotropism

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cytotropism

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

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