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leukotaxine

noun leu·ko·tax·ine
variants: or chiefly British leucotaxine play \ˌlü-kə-ˈtak-ˌsēn, -sən\

medical Definition of leukotaxine

:a crystalline polypeptide that is obtained from the fluid at sites of inflammation in the body and that increases the permeability of capillaries and migration of white blood cells

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