cytophilic


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cy·to·phil·ic

 (sī′tə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Having an affinity for cells.
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cytophilic

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(of antibodies, etc) having an attraction or affinity to cells
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Unlike surgical materials made from polymers, ceramics, or titanium, the biomaterials used in regenerative medicine must be biodegradable, porous, and cytophilic. Such biomaterials have been used for cell therapy in the bone, cartilage, blood vessels, heart, and skin.
Differential opsonizing and neutralizing action of human typhus rickettsia-specific cytophilic antibodies in cultures of human macrophages.
Rubner, "Rational design of cytophilic and cytophobic polyelectrolyte multilayer thin films," Biomacromolecules, vol.
Cell suspensions were prepared and cytophilic immunoglobulin removed by standard methods.