osmotaxis

noun
os·​mo·​tax·​is

Definition of osmotaxis

: a taxis in which a difference of osmotic pressure is the directing factor

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History and Etymology for osmotaxis

New Latin, from osmo- entry 1 + -taxis

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“Osmotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osmotaxis. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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