tropotaxis

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tropotaxis

(ˌtrəʊpəʊˈtæksɪs)
n
the movement of an animal in response to stimuli received simultaneously from two separate sense organs
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trop•o•tax•is

(ˌtrɒp əˈtæk sɪs, ˌtroʊ pə-)

n.
straight movement by an organism toward or away from a source of stimulation as a result of comparing information received by paired sensory receptors on both sides of the body.
[1930–35]
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