thermotaxis

noun ther·mo·tax·is \ ˌthər-mə-ˈtak-səs \

Definition of thermotaxis

1 : the regulation of body temperature
2 : a taxis in which temperature is the directive factor

Origin and Etymology of thermotaxis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

thermotaxis

noun ther·mo·tax·is \ -ˈtak-səs \

medical Definition of thermotaxis

plural thermotaxes play \-ˌsēz\
1 : a taxis in which a temperature gradient constitutes the directive factor
2 : the regulation of body temperature

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