cybotaxis

noun cyb·o·tax·is \ˌsibəˈtaksə̇s\

Definition of cybotaxis

plural

cybotaxes

\-k(ˌ)sēz\
  1. :  a transient orientation of molecules in a liquid revealed by X-ray diffraction effects analogous to those produced by crystals — compare liquid crystal

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Origin and Etymology of cybotaxis

New Latin, from cybo- (from Greek kybos cube) + -taxis — more at cube


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