cytotropic

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cy·to·tro·pic

(sī'tō-trop'ik),
Having an affinity for cells.
Synonym(s): cytophilic
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cy·to·tro·pic

, cytotrophic (sī'tō-trō'pik, -fik)
Having an affinity for cells.
Synonym(s): cytophilic.
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cytotropic

(sī″tō-trŏp′ĭk) (-trōp′ĭk) [″ + trope, a turn]
Having an affinity for cells.
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Cytotrophic bovine extracts have historically been taken by people with allergic reactions (hives, canker sores, cold blisters), lymph node swelling, blood concerns (anemia, lymphocytosis), demineralization accompanied by hyperirritability, as well as those with lowered resistance to infections and boils.
During the second exposure to an antigen, the antigen reacts with these cytotrophic antibodies at the cell surface; each sensitized antigen then combines with two IgE molecules, bringing them together.
Howell and others have reported that the amount of enzymes that pass through the stomach is between 40-50%, (16) Glandulars are considered to be "cell food" (cytotrophic).