taxis defined in 1951 yeartaxis - taxis;
taxis - Locomotory movement of an organism or cell, e.g. gamete, in response to a directional stimulus, the direction of movement being orientated in relation to the stimulus, e.g. to gradient of temperature or to direction of illumination. Ghemotaxis, geotaxis, photo-taxis, according to nature of stimulus. Compare with: Tropism, Kinesis.
near taxis in Knolik
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