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Neutrotaxis

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neutrotaxis

A phenomenon in which neutrophilic leukocytes are stimulated by a substance in such a manner that they are either attracted, and move toward it (positive neutrotaxis), or they are repelled, and move away from it (negative neutrotaxis); in some instances, there is no effect (sometimes called

indifferent neutrotaxis).

Origin: neutrophil _ G. Taxis, arrangement