photokinesis

noun
pho·​to·​ki·​ne·​sis | \ ˌfō-tō-kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī-\

Definition of photokinesis 

: motion or activity induced by light

Other Words from photokinesis

photokinetic \ ˌfō-​tō-​kə-​ˈne-​tik , -​kī-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of photokinesis

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for photokinesis

New Latin

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photokinesis

noun
pho·​to·​ki·​ne·​sis | \ -kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī- \
plural photokineses\ -​ˈnē-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of photokinesis 

: motion or activity induced by light

Other Words from photokinesis

photokinetic \ -​ˈnet-​ik \ adjective

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