cytotaxis of leukocytes; the tendency of leukocytes to collect in regions of injury and inflammation. adj., adj leukotac´tic.
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leukocytotaxis(loo″kō-sī″tō-tăk′sĭs) [Gr. leukos, white, + kytos, cell, + taxis, arrangement]
The movement of leukocytes either toward or away from an area such as a traumatized or infected site.
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