stereokinesis

noun
stereo·​kinesis | \ "+ \

Definition of stereokinesis

: a state of immobilization in an insect following strong mechanical stimulation

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History and Etymology for stereokinesis

New Latin, from stere- + -kinesis

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“Stereokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stereokinesis. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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