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neurotropism

 [noo͡-rot´ro-pizm]
1. the quality of having a special affinity for nervous tissue.
2. the alleged tendency of regenerating nerve fibers to grow toward specific portions of the periphery. adj., adj neurotrop´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

neu·rot·ro·py

, neurotropism (nū-rot'rŏ-pē, -pizm), Do not confuse this word with neurotrophy.
1. Affinity of basic dyes for nervous tissue.
2. The attraction of certain pathogenic microorganisms, poisons, and nutritive substances toward the nerve centers.
[neuro- + G. tropē, a turning]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

neu·rot·ro·py

, neurotropism (nū-rot'rŏ-pē, -pizm)
1. Affinity of basic dyes for nervous tissue.
2. The attraction of certain pathogenic microorganisms, poisons, and nutritive substances toward the nerve centers.
[neuro- + G. tropē, a turning]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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