cytotropism


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cy•tot•ro•pism

(saɪˈtɒ trəˌpɪz əm)

n.
the tendency of certain cells to grow or move toward or away from each other.
[1905–10]
cy`to•trop′ic (-təˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk) adj.