chemokinesis

chemokinesis

[kee-moh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-, kem-oh-]
noun
increased activity of an organism due to a chemical substance.

Origin:
1895–1900; chemo- + kinesis

chemokinetic [kee-moh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-, kem-oh-] , adjective
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chemokinesis (ˌkɛməʊkaɪˈniːsɪs)
 
n
immunol the random movement of cells, such as leucocytes, stimulated by substances in their environment

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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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