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Definition of Chemokinesis

Chemokinesis: The response of a cell to a chemical that causes the cell to make some kind of change in its movement by speeding it up, slowing it down or changing its direction. The molecules that achieve these results are called chemokines.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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