xenotropic

adjective xe·no·tro·pic \ ˌze-nə-ˈträ-pik , -trō- , ˌzē- \

Definition of xenotropic

: replicating or reproducing only in cells other than those of the host species
  • xenotropic viruses

First Known Use of xenotropic

1973

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xenotropic

adjective xe·no·tro·pic \ -ˈträp-ik , -ˈtrō-pik \

medical Definition of xenotropic

: replicating or reproducing only in cells other than those of the host species
  • xenotropic viruses

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