histotropism

noun

his·​tot·​ro·​pism his-ˈtät-rə-ˌpiz-əm How to pronounce histotropism (audio)
: attraction (as of a parasite) to a particular kind of tissue

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“Histotropism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/histotropism. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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