neurotropy


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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]

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]
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