lymphotropic


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lymphotropic

 [lim″fo-trop´ik]
having an affinity for lymphatic tissue.

lymphotropic

(lĭm′fə-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk)
adj.
Having an affinity for lymphocytes: a lymphotropic virus.

lymphotropic

(lĭm″fō-trŏp′ĭk)
Attracted to lymph cells. For example, human immunodeficiency virus and human T-cell leukemia-lymphoma virus are lymphotropic for CD4+ lymphocytes and Epstein-Barr virus is lymphotropic for B lymphocytes.
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A Bayesian statistical analysis of human T-cell lymphotropic virus evolutionary rates.
differentiation of human T-cell lymphotropic virus types I and II.
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It characterized the causative agent and reflected the change in terminology from human T-cell lymphotropic virus-lll/lymphadenopathy-associated virus (HTLV-lll/LAV) to HIV.
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