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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