neurotropic

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neu·ro·trop·ic

(nū'rō-trop'ik),
Having an affinity for the nervous system.
Synonym(s): neurophilic

neurotropic

(no͝or′ə-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk, nyo͝or′-)
adj.
Tending to affect, be attracted to, or attack nervous tissue: a neurotropic venom.

neu·rot′ro·pism (no͝o-rŏt′rə-pĭz′əm, nyo͝o-) n.

neu·ro·tro·pic

(nūr'ō-trō'pik)
Having an affinity for the nervous system.

neurotropic

Being attracted to, or having an affinity for, nerve tissue. Various toxic substances and some viruses are neurotropic.

neurotropic

pertaining to or emanating from neurotrophy, e.g. neurotropic osteopathy.