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Search Results for: chemotaxis

Chemotaxis

Definition noun The directional movement of an organism or a living motile cell in response to certain diffusible chemicals... Read More

Chemokinesis

Definition noun A behavioral response of a cell or an organism to a soluble chemical that leads to random or directionally... Read More

Chemokine

Definition noun, plural: chemokines A chemotactic cytokine released by cells to function in chemotaxis, inflammation, and... Read More

Chemotropism

Definition noun Growth or movement response of a cell or an organism to chemicals Supplement In general, tropism is an... Read More

Taxis

Definition noun, plural: taxes A behavioral response of a cell or an organism to an external stimulus, which may either be... Read More

Chemotactic

Chemotactic --> chemotaxis a response of motile cells or organisms in which the direction of movement is affected by the... Read More

Neutrophil

Definition noun, plural: neutrophils A type of polymorphonuclear leukocyte characterized by having multilobed nucleus,... Read More

Exudate cell

Definition noun, plural: exudate cells Any of the cells participating in the forming of exudate during inflammation or a... Read More

Pseudopodia

A pseudopodium (plural: pseudopodia) refers to the temporary projection of the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell. Pseudopodia... Read More

Prokaryote

Prokaryote refers to any of the group of organisms primarily characterized by the lack of true nucleus and other... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Concentration gradient

Concentration gradient definition Concentration gradient refers to the gradual change in the concentration of solutes in a... Read More