phototaxis

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pho·to·tax·is

 (fō′tō-tăk′sĭs)
n.
The movement of an organism or a cell toward or away from a source of light.

pho′to·tac′tic (-tăk′tĭk) adj.
pho′to·tac′ti·cal·ly adv.
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phototaxis

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈtæksɪs) or

phototaxy

n
(Biology) the movement of an entire organism in response to light
phototactic adj
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pho•to•tax•is

(ˌfoʊ təˈtæk sɪs)

also pho′to•tax′y,



n.
movement of an organism toward or away from a source of light.
[1900–05]
pho`to•tac′tic (-ˈtæk tɪk) adj.
pho`to•tac′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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phototaxis, phototaxy

the movement of an organism away from or toward a source of light. — phototactic, adj.
See also: Light
the movement of an organism away from or toward a source of light. — phototactic, adj.
See also: Motion
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