cytotaxis


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cytotaxis

 [si″to-tak´sis]
the movement and arrangement of cells with respect to a specific source of stimulation. adj., adj cytotac´tic.
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cy·to·tax·is

, cytotaxiapositive cytotaxisnegative cytotaxis (sī'tō-tak'sis, -tak'sē-ă),
The attraction (positive cytotaxis) or repulsion (negative cytotaxis) of cells for one another.
[cyto- + G. taxis, arrangement]
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cy·to·tax·is

, cytotaxia , positive cytotaxis , negative cytotaxis (sī'tō-tak'sis, -sē-ă, pozi-tiv, negă-tiv)
The attraction (positive cytotaxis) or repulsion (negative cytotaxis) of cells for one another.
[cyto- + G. taxis, arrangement]
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