Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A state of increased activity of organisms in relation to chemical substances.

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  • noun chemistry, biology The motile response of an organism to chemical compounds, especially at a cellular level

Etymologies

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chemo- + -kinesis

Examples

  • Ferguson GJ, Milne L, Kulkarni S, Sasaki T, Walker S, et al. (2007) PI (3) K gamma has an important context-dependent role in neutrophil chemokinesis.

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