trophotaxis

noun
troph·o·tax·is | \-ˈtaksə̇s\
plural trophotaxes\-kˌsēz \

Definition of trophotaxis 

: a chemotaxis in which the stimulating agent may serve as food to the organism

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First Known Use of trophotaxis

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trophotaxis

New Latin, from troph- + -taxis

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