chemoattractant

noun

che·​mo·​at·​trac·​tant ˌkē-mō-ə-ˈtrak-tənt also ˌkem-ō- How to pronounce chemoattractant (audio)
: a chemical agent that induces movement of chemotactic cells in the direction of its highest concentration

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“Chemoattractant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chemoattractant. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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