Definition of histotropic in English:

histotropic

adjective

Biology
  • Having an affinity for or attraction to tissues; specifically (of a parasite, symbiont, etc.) located within the host's tissues; designating the stage of the life cycle of a parasite, symbiont, etc. when it is located in host tissues.

Origin

Early 20th century. From histo- + -tropic.

Pronunciation

histotropic

/ˌhɪstəˈtrəʊpɪk//ˌhɪstəˈtrɒpɪk/