Organotropism



[awr-guh-no-truh-piz-uh m] /ˌɔr gəˈnɒ trəˌpɪz əm/

noun
1.
Physiology. the attraction of microorganisms or chemical substances to particular organs or tissues of the body.

organotropism or·gan·ot·ro·pism (ôr’gə-nŏt’rə-pĭz’əm)
n.
The attraction of chemical compounds or microorganisms to tissues or organs of the body.
or’gan·o·trop’ic (ôr’gə-nō-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk, ôr-gān’ə-) adj.

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