geotactic

adjective

geo·​tac·​tic ˌjē-ō-ˈtak-tik How to pronounce geotactic (audio)
: of or relating to geotaxis

Word History

Etymology

geo- + -tactic, after German geotaktisch (formed after Geotaxis geotaxis)

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of geotactic was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“Geotactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geotactic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

geotactic

adjective
geo·​tac·​tic ˌjē-ō-ˈtak-tik How to pronounce geotactic (audio)
: of or relating to geotaxis
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