Medical Definition of Leukotaxia

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 Leukotaxia

leukoriboflavin
leukorrhagia
leukorrheal
leukorrheas
leukorrhoeal
leukosarcoma
leukosarcomatosis
leukoses
leukosialin
leukosis
leukostasis
leukosulphakinin
leukotactic
leukotaxia (current term)
leukotaxine
leukotaxis
leukotic
leukotome
leukotomies
leukotomy
leukotoxin
leukotoxins
leukotrichia
leukotrichia annularis
leukotrichous
leukotriene
leukotriene-C4 synthase
leukotriene A4 hydrolase

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