leukotaxine

noun
leu·​ko·​tax·​ine
variants: or chiefly British leucotaxine \ ˌlü-​kə-​ˈtak-​ˌsēn, -​sən How to pronounce leucotaxine (audio) \

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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“Leukotaxine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukotaxine. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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