leukotaxine leu·ko·tax·ine (lōō’kə-tāk’sēn’, -sĭn)
A crystalline nitrogenous material produced in injured, acutely degenerating tissue and found in inflammatory exudates that increases the permeability of capillaries and the migration of white blood cells.
leukotaxis leu·ko·tax·is (lōō’kə-tāk’sĭs) n. See leukocytotaxia.
[loo-koth-ee-uh] /luˈkɒθ i ə/ noun 1. . [loo-koth-ee-uh] /luˈkɒθ i ə/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a sea goddess, the deified Ino, who gave Odysseus a veil as a float after a storm had destroyed his raft.
[loo-koh-sis] /luˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. any of several diseases occurring chiefly in chickens, involving proliferation of the leukocytes and characterized by paralysis, blindness, formation of tumors in the internal organs, and bone calcification. leukotic leu·kot·ic (lōō-kŏt’ĭk) adj. Relating to, characterized by, or manifesting leukosis. leukosis leu·ko·sis (lōō-kō’sĭs) n. The abnormal proliferation of one […]
[loo-kot-uh-mee] /luˈkɒt ə mi/ noun, plural leukotomies. Chiefly British Surgery. 1. . leukotomy leu·kot·o·my or leu·cot·o·my (lōō-kŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the white matter of the frontal lobe of the brain.