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galvanotaxis

noun gal·va·no·tax·is \ gal-ˌvan-ə-ˈtak-səs; ˌgal-və-nə- , -nō- \

medical Definition of galvanotaxis

plural galvanotaxes play \-ˌsēz\
:a taxis in which a direct electric current is the orienting stimulus

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