chemokinesis

noun
che·​mo·​ki·​ne·​sis | \ -kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī- How to pronounce chemokinesis (audio) \
plural chemokineses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce chemokineses (audio) \

Medical Definition of chemokinesis

: increased activity of free-moving organisms produced by a chemical agency

Other Words from chemokinesis

chemokinetic \ -​kə-​ˈnet-​ik, -​kī-​ How to pronounce chemokinetic (audio) \ adjective

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