January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1466
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A definition of the term "neutrotaxis" is presented. It refers to the phenomenon in which neutrophils are either repelled by or attracted to a particular substance. The word is a combination of "neutrophil" and the Greek word "taxis," meaning arrangement. The proper pronunciation and syllabication of the word is also indicated.


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