barotaxis

noun
baro·​tax·​is | \ ˌbar-ō-ˈtak-səs How to pronounce barotaxis (audio) \
plural barotaxes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce barotaxes (audio) \

Medical Definition of barotaxis

: a taxis in which pressure is the orienting stimulus

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“Barotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/barotaxis. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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