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cytotaxis

[sahy-tuh-tak-sis] /ˌsaɪ təˈtæk sɪs/
noun, Biology
1.
the mutual attraction or repulsion of cells or groups of motile cells.
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cytotactic
[sahy-tuh-tak-tik] /ˌsaɪ təˈtæk tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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cytotaxis

/ˌsaɪtəʊˈtæksɪs/
noun
1.
(biology) movement of cells due to external stimulation
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cytotactic in Medicine

cytotaxis cy·to·tax·is (sī'tə-tāk'sĭs)
n.
The attraction or repulsion of cells for one another.


cy'to·tac'tic (-tāk'tĭk) adj.
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