neu·rot·ro·py (n-rotґrə-pe) neurotropism.

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  • neurotropy, neurotropism — 1. Affinity of basic dyes for nervous tissue. 2. The attraction of certain pathogenic microorganisms, poisons, and nutritive substances toward the nerve centers. [neuro + G. trope, a turning] …   Medical dictionary

  • neurotropism — /noo ro treuh piz euhm, nyoo /, n. the quality of being neurotropic. Also, neurotropy. [1900 05; NEURO + TROPISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • -tropy — a combining form occurring in abstract nouns that correspond to adjectives ending in tropic or tropous: neurotropy. Also, tropism. [ < Gk tropia. See TROPE, Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • -tropy — trəpē, pi noun combining form ( es) Etymology: French tropie, from Greek tropia turn, from tropos trope (II) + ia y 1. : condition of turning or curving in (such) a way or of exhibiting ( …   Useful english dictionary

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