follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

cytotaxis

[sahy-tuh-tak-sis] /ˌsaɪ təˈtæk sɪs/
noun, Biology
1.
the mutual attraction or repulsion of cells or groups of motile cells.
Origin
Related forms
cytotactic
[sahy-tuh-tak-tik] /ˌsaɪ təˈtæk tɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for cytotaxis

cytotaxis

/ˌsaɪtəʊˈtæksɪs/
noun
1.
(biology) movement of cells due to external stimulation
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
cytotaxis 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.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cytotaxis

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cytotaxis

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends