hydrotaxis


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hy·dro·tax·is

 (hī′drə-tăk′sĭs)
n.
Movement of an organism in response to moisture.

hy′dro·tac′tic (-tăk′tĭk) adj.

hydrotaxis

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈtæksɪs)
n
(Biology) the directional movement of an organism or cell in response to the stimulus of water
ˌhydroˈtactic adj

hy•dro•tax•is

(ˌhaɪ drəˈtæk sɪs)

n.
movement of an organism toward or away from water.
[1895–1900]
hy`dro•tac′tic (-ˈtæk tɪk) adj.