Definition of anthropophilic in English:

anthropophilic

adjective

Biology
  • Of an organism: feeding, living, or growing preferentially on humans; tending to infest or afflict humans particularly.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From anthropo- + -philic.

Pronunciation

anthropophilic

/ˌanθrəpəˈfɪlɪk/