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cytophilic

 [si″to-fil´ik]
having an affinity for cells.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·to·tro·pic

(sī'tō-trop'ik),
Having an affinity for cells.
Synonym(s): cytophilic
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cytophilic

(sī′tə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Having an affinity for cells.
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cytophilic

adjective A generic term referring to substances that are attracted to cells—e.g., cytophilic antibodies.
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cytophilic

adjective Referring to substances that are attracted to cells–eg, cytophilic antibodies
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cy·to·tro·pic

, cytotrophic (sī'tō-trō'pik, -fik)
Having an affinity for cells.
Synonym(s): cytophilic.
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The order of prevalence of IgG subclasses is as follows: IgG3>IgG1>IgG2>IgG4 which confirmed the prevalence of the cytophilic antibodies (IgG1 and IgG3) over the non-cytophilic subclasses (IgG2 and 4).
Rubner, Rational Design of Cytophilic and Cytophobic Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Thin Films.
(6) For example, only IgG4 is cytophilic for mast cells.
(17) For example, only lgG4 is cytophilic for mast cells.