anthropophilic

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anthropophilic

 [an″thro-po-fil´ik]
preferring human beings to animals; said of parasites such as fungi or mosquitoes.

an·thro·po·phil·ic

(an'thrō-pō-fil'ik),
Human-seeking or human-preferring, especially with reference to: 1) bloodsucking arthropods, denoting the preference of a parasite for the human host as a source of blood or tissues over an animal host; and 2) dermatophytic fungi that grow preferentially on humans rather than other animals.
[anthropo- + G. phileō, to love]

anthropophilic

/an·thro·po·phil·ic/ (-fil´ik) preferring humans to other animals; said of parasites such as fungi or mosquitoes.

anthropophilic

adjective Referring to anthropophilia.

an·thro·po·phil·ic

(an'thrŏ-pō-fil'ik)
Human-seeking or human-preferring, especially with reference to: 1) bloodsucking arthropods, denoting the preference of a parasite for the human host as a source of blood or tissues over an animal host; and 2) dermatophytic fungi that grow preferentially on humans rather than other animals.
[anthropo- + G. phileō, to love]

anthropophilic

preferring human beings to animals; said of certain mosquitoes and fungi.