Medical Definition of Leukocytaxia

1. 1. The active ameboid movement of leukocytes, especially the neutrophilic granulocytes, either toward (positive leukocytotaxia) or away from (negative leukocytotaxia) certain microorganisms as well as various substances frequently formed in inflamed tissue. 2. The property of attracting or repelling leukocytes. Synonym: leukocytaxia, leukocytaxis, leukotaxia, leukotaxis. Origin: Leukocyte + G. Taxis, arrangement (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leukocytaxia

leukemoid reaction
leukhæmia
leukin
leuko-
leukoagglutinin
leukoaraiosis
leukobilin
leukoblast
leukoblastosis
leukochloroma
leukocidin
leukocidins
leukocoria
leukocytactic
leukocytal
leukocytaxia (current term)
leukocyte-adhesion deficiency syndrome
leukocyte adherence inhibition test
leukocyte adhesion deficiency
leukocyte common antigen
leukocyte count
leukocyte cream
leukocyte disorders
leukocyte elastase
leukocyte esterase
leukocyte inclusions
leukocyte interferon

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