klinokinesis

noun

kli·​no·​ki·​ne·​sis ˌklī-nō-kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī- How to pronounce klinokinesis (audio)
: movement that is induced by stimulation and that involves essentially random alteration of direction
klinokinetic adjective

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“Klinokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/klinokinesis. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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