geotaxis

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ge·o·tax·is

 (jē′ō-tăk′sĭs)
n.
Movement of a motile organism using the earth's gravity for orientation.

ge′o·tac′tic (-tĭk) adj.
ge′o·tac′ti·cal·ly adv.

geotaxis

(ˌdʒiːəʊˈtæksɪs)
n
(Biology) movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of gravity
ˌgeoˈtactic, ˌgeoˈtactical adj
ˌgeoˈtactically adv

ge•o•tax•is

(ˌdʒi oʊˈtæk sɪs)

n.
oriented movement of a motile organism toward or away from a gravitational force.
[1960–65]
ge`o•tac′tic (-tɪk) adj.
ge`o•tac′ti•cal•ly, adv.

geotaxis

the movement of an organism in response to the force of gravity.
See also: Gravity, Motion
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