hemotropic

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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