aerotaxis

Aerotaxis

A"["e]r*o*tax`is\, n. [NL. See A["e]ro-; Taxis.] (Bacteriology) The positive or negative stimulus exerted by oxygen on a["e]robic and ana["e]robic bacteria. -- A`["e]r*o*tac"tic, a.
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