Meaning of anthropophilic in English:

anthropophilic

Pronunciation /ˌanθrəpəˈfɪlɪk/

adjective

Biology
  • Of an organism: feeding, living, or growing preferentially on humans; tending to infest or afflict humans particularly.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From anthropo- + -philic, after French anthropophile.