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Movement of a motile organism using the earth's gravity for orientation.
ge′o·tac′tic (-tĭk) adj.
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(Biology) movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of gravity
ˌgeoˈtactic, ˌgeoˈtactical adj
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ge•o•tax•is(ˌdʒi oʊˈtæk sɪs)
oriented movement of a motile organism toward or away from a gravitational force.
ge`o•tac′tic (-tɪk) adj.
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the movement of an organism in response to the force of gravity.See also: Gravity, Motion
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