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chemotactic

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adjective che·mo·tac·tic \-ˈtak-tik\

Definition of chemotactic

  1. :  involving, inducing, or exhibiting chemotaxis

che·mo·tac·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1893

First Known Use of chemotactic

1893


Medical Dictionary

chemotactic

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adjective che·mo·tac·tic \-ˈtak-tik\

Medical Definition of chemotactic

  1. :  involving, inducing, or exhibiting chemotaxis

  2. che·mo·tac·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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