dermatotropic

dermatotropic

 [der″mah-to-trop´ik]
having a specific affinity for the skin.
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der·ma·to·tro·pic

(der'mă-tō-trop'ik),
Having an affinity for the skin.
Synonym(s): dermotropic
[dermato- + G. trōpe, a turning]
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der·ma·to·tro·pic

(dĕr'mă-tō-trō'pik)
Having an affinity for the skin.
Synonym(s): dermotropic.
[dermato- + G. trōpe, a turning]
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