tonotaxis

noun
tono·​taxis | \ ¦tä(ˌ)nō, ¦tō(ˌ)nō+ \

Definition of tonotaxis

: responsiveness to a difference of osmotic pressure of the surrounding medium

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New Latin, from tono- + -taxis

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“Tonotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tonotaxis. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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