eosinophil chemotactic factor


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eosinophil chemotactic factor

[‚ē·ə¦sin·ə·fil ¦kē·mō¦tak·tik ′fak·tər]
(immunology)
A peptide released from mast cell granules that stimulates chemotaxis of eosinophils; may be responsible for accumulation of eosinophils at sites of inflammation and allergic reactions. Abbreviated ECF.