myotropic

myotropic

 [mi″o-trop´ik]
having a special affinity for muscle.

myotropic

(mī″ō-trŏp′ĭk) [″ + trope, a turn]
Attracted to muscle tissue.

myotropic

having a special affinity for muscle.
References in periodicals archive ?
The myotropic and plasma-calcium modulating effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP).
Experimental Chagas' disease: Electrophysio logy and cell composition of the neuromyopathic inflammatory lesions in mice infected with a myotropic and a pantropic strain of Trypanosoma cruzi.
Relative binding affinities of testosterone, 19-nortestosterone and their 5-[alpha]-reduced derivatives to the androgen receptor and to other androgen-binding proteins--a suggested role of 5-[alpha]-reductive steroid-metabolism in the dissociation of myotropic and androgenic activities of 19-nortestosterone.
Peptidergic neurons in the snail Helix pomatia: distribution of neurons in the central and peripheral nervous system that react with an antibody raised to an insect myotropic neuropeptide, leucokinin I.