electrotaxis

noun
elec·​tro·​tax·​is | \ -ˈtak-səs How to pronounce electrotaxis (audio) \
plural electrotaxes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce electrotaxes (audio) \

Medical Definition of electrotaxis

: movement in which an electric current constitutes the directive factor : galvanotaxis

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