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chemokinesis

[kee-moh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-, kem-oh-] /ˌki moʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-, ˌkɛm oʊ-/
noun
1.
increased activity of an organism due to a chemical substance.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; chemo- + kinesis
Related forms
chemokinetic
[kee-moh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-, kem-oh-] /ˌki moʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-, ˌkɛm oʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chemokinesis

chemokinesis

/ˌkɛməʊkaɪˈniːsɪs/
noun
1.
(immunol) the random movement of cells, such as leucocytes, stimulated by substances in their environment
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chemokinesis in Medicine

chemokinesis che·mo·ki·ne·sis (kē'mō-kə-nē'sĭs, -kī-, kěm'ō-)
n.
Stimulation of an organism by a chemical.


che'mo·ki·net'ic (-kĭ-nět'ĭk, -kī-) adj.
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