migration inhibitory factor

noun

Medical Definition of migration inhibitory factor

: a lymphokine which inhibits the migration of macrophages away from the site of interaction between lymphocytes and antigens

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“Migration inhibitory factor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/migration%20inhibitory%20factor. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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