bacteriotropic

bacteriotropic
Turning toward or moving in the direction of bacteria; having an affinity for bacteria. [bacterio- + G. trope, a turning]

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bac·te·ri·o·tro·pic -'träp-ik, -'trōp- adj directed toward bacteria or affecting them in a specific way

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bac·te·ri·o·tro·pic (bak-tēr″e-o-troґpik) [bacterio- + -tropic] 1. turning toward or changing bacteria. 2. bacteriopsonic.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • -tropic — comb. form 1 = TROPHIC. 2 turning towards (heliotropic). * * * .|träpik, pēk, in some words rōp adjective combining form Etymology: French tropique, from trope (I) + ique ic 1. : turning, changing, or tending to turn or change especially in a ( …   Useful english dictionary

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