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telotaxis


telotaxis

noun telo·tax·is \ˌtel-ə-ˈtak-səs, ˌtēl-\
plural telo·tax·es \-ˌsēz\

Definition of TELOTAXIS

:  a taxis in which an organism orients itself in respect to a stimulus (as a light source) as though that were the only stimulus acting on it
February 27, 2015
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