anthropophilic

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

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

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“Anthropophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anthropophilic. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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