from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various cytokines produced in acute and chronic inflammation that mobilize and activate white blood cells.
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- n. Any of various chemotactic cytokines, produced during inflammation, that organize the leukocytes.
chemo- + (cyto)kine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)