from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having an affinity for or indiscriminately affecting many kinds of tissue: pantropic viruses.

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  • adj. distributed throughout the tropics


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  • Population includes both unmodified and pantropic humans.

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  • The mahoe is pantropic, growing just inshore of the mangroves on the coastal fringe and extending up estuaries and rivers.

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