anthropophilic

adjective
an·​thro·​po·​phil·​ic | \ˌan(t)-thrə-(ˌ)pō-ˈfil-ik \
variants: also anthropophilous \-​ˈpäf-​ə-​ləs \

Medical Definition of anthropophilic 

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

Learn More about anthropophilic

Share anthropophilic

Comments on anthropophilic

What made you want to look up anthropophilic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to move with a clumsy heavy tread

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!