chemokinesis


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Related to chemokinesis: Chemoattractant

chemokinesis

 [ke″mo-kĭ-ne´sis]
increased nondirectional activity of cells due to presence of a chemical substance, as opposed to the oriented movement of chemotaxis.

che·mo·ki·ne·sis

(kē'mō-ki-nē'sis),
Stimulation of an organism by a chemical.
[chemo- + G. kinēsis, movement]

chemokinesis

/che·mo·ki·ne·sis/ (ke″mo-kĭ-ne´sis) increased nondirectional activity of cells due to the presence of a chemical substance.

chemokinesis

[kē′mōki·nē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, chemeia, alchemy + kinesis movement
increased nondirectional activity of cells caused by the presence of a chemical substance. Compare chemotaxis.

che·mo·ki·ne·sis

(kē'mō-ki-nē'sis)
Stimulation of an organism by a chemical.
[chemo- + G. kinēsis, movement]

chemokinesis

the ability to stimulate movement of leukocytes.