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anthropophilic

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adjective an·thro·po·phil·ic \ˌan(t)-thrə-(ˌ)pō-ˈfil-ik\
variants: also

anthropophilous

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Medical Definition of anthropophilic

  1. :  attracted to humans especially as a source of food anthropophilic mosquitoes; also :  indicating relative attraction to humans anthropophilic indices of certain forest insects


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