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electrotaxis

[ih-lek-troh-tak-sis] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈtæk sɪs/
noun, Biology
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electrotactic
[ih-lek-troh-tak-tik] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈtæk tɪk/ (Show IPA),
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electrotaxis in Medicine

electrotaxis e·lec·tro·tax·is (ĭ-lěk'trō-tāk'sĭs)
n.
Movement of organisms or cells in response to an electric current. Also called electrotropism.

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