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leukocytotaxia

[ lōō′kə-sī′tə-tăksē-ə ]
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n.

The active ameboid movement of white blood cells, especially of neutrophilic granulocytes, toward or away from microorganisms or substances formed in inflamed tissue.leukotaxia leukotaxis
The property of attracting or of repelling white blood cells.

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Other words from leukocytotaxia

leu′ko•cy′to•tactic (-tăktĭk) adj.
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