chemoattractant

noun
che·​mo·​at·​trac·​tant | \ ˌkē-mō-ə-ˈtrak-tənt also ˌkem-ō- How to pronounce chemoattractant (audio) \

Medical Definition of chemoattractant

: a chemical agent that induces movement of chemotactic cells in the direction of its highest concentration

Other Words from chemoattractant

chemoattraction \ ˌkē-​mō-​ə-​ˈtrak-​shən also ˌke-​ How to pronounce chemoattraction (audio) \ noun

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“Chemoattractant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemoattractant. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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