xenotropic etymology

English word xenotropic comes from English -tropic, English xeno-

Detailed word origin of xenotropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
xeno- English (eng) From a foreign place, as in xenolith. Having to do with foreigners, as in xenophilia, or more commonly, xenophobia.. Relating to strangers or strangeness, as in xenodochy or xenomenia.
xenotropic English (eng) (biology) Describing a virus growing in tissue of an organism other than its normal host.

Words with the same origin as xenotropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic chronotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic gravitropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lipotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic orthotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thixotropic thyrotropic æolotropic
Descendants of xeno-
psammoxenic xenoandrogenic xenoanthropology xenochemistry xenoclast xenocrystal xenocytology xenodiagnostic xenoencyclopedia xenoestrogenic xenoestrogenicity xenofiction xenofree xenogeography xenogeology xenography xenohormone xenolinguistic xenomorphous xenophagy xenopsychiatry xenosiderophore xenotransplant xenotransplantable