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geotaxis

noun geo·tax·is \-ˈtak-səs\

Definition of GEOTAXIS

:  a taxis in which the force of gravity is the directive factor

Origin of GEOTAXIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1899

geotaxis

noun geo·tax·is \-ˈtak-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural geo·tax·es \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of GEOTAXIS

:  a taxis in which the force of gravity is the directive factor

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