leukotaxine

noun
leu·​ko·​tax·​ine
variants: or chiefly British leucotaxine \ 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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