barotaxis

noun

baro·​tax·​is ˌbar-ō-ˈtak-səs How to pronounce barotaxis (audio)
plural barotaxes -ˌsēz How to pronounce barotaxis (audio)
: 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 23 Apr. 2024.

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