Movement of cells towards or away from other cells.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • cytotropism — sīˈtä.trəˌpizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cyt + tropism; originally formed as German zytotropismus : the tendency of isolated cells and cell masses to move toward or away from one another * * * /suy to treuh piz… …   Useful english dictionary

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