heliotaxis

noun
he·​lio·​tax·​is | \ ˌhē-lē-ō-ˈtak-səs How to pronounce heliotaxis (audio) \
plural heliotaxes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce heliotaxes (audio) \

Medical Definition of heliotaxis

: a taxis in which sunlight is the directive factor

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“Heliotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heliotaxis. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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