hemotropic

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he·mo·trop·ic

(hē'mō-trop'ik),
Pertaining to the mechanism by which a substance in or on blood cells, especially the erythrocytes, attracts phagocytic cells; the latter change direction and migrate toward the hemotropic cells.
Synonym(s): hematotropic
[hemo- + G. tropos, direction (or tropē, a turning)]

he·mo·trop·ic

(hē'mō-trō'pik)
Pertaining to the mechanism by which a substance in or on blood cells, especially the erythrocytes, attracts phagocytic cells; the latter change direction and migrate toward the hemotropic cells.
Synonym(s): hematotropic, haemotropic.
[hemo- + G. tropos, direction (or tropē, a turning)]

hemotropic

(hē-mō-trŏp′ĭk) [″ + tropos, turning]
Attracted to or having an affinity for blood or blood cells.
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Haemotropic mycoplasmosis or haemoplasmosis in dogs is associated with Mycoplasma haemocanis and Candidatus Mycoplasma haematoparvum, which were formerly known as Haemobartonella canis.
It is an infectious, non-contagious haemotropic disease characterized in acute form by fever, anaemia, weakness, constipation, yellowing of the mucous membranes, lack of appetite, depression, dehydration and laboured breathing.
The main aim of this research was to determine the prevalence of haemotropic parasites of birds from La Macarena national natural park (NNP) (located in Meta, Colombia) and compare the results with previous studies carried out in this region and the neotropics.