neurotropic virus

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Any of a number of viruses that have a strong affinity for neurons in the central nervous system, as contrasted with pantropic viruses, which attack body tissues indiscriminately. [From Greek neuron a nerve + tropos a turn, from trapein to turn]

Subjects: Psychology.

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