xenotropic

adjective
xe·​no·​tro·​pic | \ ˌze-nō-ˈträ-pik How to pronounce xenotropic (audio) , -trō- How to pronounce xenotropic (audio) , 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Xenotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/xenotropic. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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xenotropic

adjective
xe·​no·​tro·​pic | \ -ˈträp-ik How to pronounce xenotropic (audio) , -ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce xenotropic (audio) \

Medical Definition of xenotropic

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

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