galvanotaxis

noun
gal·​va·​no·​tax·​is | \ gal-ˌvan-ə-ˈtak-səs; ˌgal-və-nə- How to pronounce galvanotaxis (audio) , -nō- How to pronounce galvanotaxis (audio) \
plural galvanotaxes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce galvanotaxis (audio) \

Medical Definition of galvanotaxis

: a taxis in which a direct electric current is the orienting stimulus

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“Galvanotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/galvanotaxis. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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