magnetotaxis

noun
mag·​ne·​to·​tax·​is | \ -ˈtak-səs How to pronounce magnetotaxis (audio) \
plural magnetotaxes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce magnetotaxis (audio) \

Medical Definition of magnetotaxis

: a taxis in which a magnetic field is the directive factor

Learn More About magnetotaxis

Dictionary Entries Near magnetotaxis

magnetotactic

magnetotaxis

magnetron

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Magnetotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/magnetotaxis. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!