noun meno·taxis \¦menə+\

Definition of menotaxis

  1. :  a taxis involving a constant reaction (such as movement at a constant angle to a light source) but not a simple movement toward or away from the directing stimulus

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Origin and Etymology of menotaxis

New Latin, from 2meno- + taxis

First Known Use: 1939

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capable of being understood in two ways

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