Definition of neurotropism in English:

neurotropism

noun

Medicine
  • See neurotropic

    • ‘Focal neurotropism was identified in 3 tumors.’
    • ‘We now plan to examine the role of the six other glycoproteins, by comparing the neurotropism of deletion mutants with that of wild type or rescued viruses, after intranasal inoculation of mice.’
    • ‘Rabies virus presents strict neurotropism in vivo, but it can also infect non-neuronal cells in vitro.’
    • ‘Spindled dermal melanoma cells, with or without neurotropism and desmoplasia, are also seen in this variety.’
    • ‘Our results show a high degree of neurotropism of rabies virus toward adult mouse DRG neurons.’