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galvanotaxis

[gal-vuh-noh-tak-sis, gal-van-oh-] /ˌgæl və noʊˈtæk sɪs, gælˌvæn oʊ-/
noun
1.
movement of an organism or any of its parts in a particular direction in response to an electric current; electrotaxis.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < New Latin; see galvano-, taxis
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galvanotactic
[gal-vuh-noh-tak-tik, gal-van-oh-] /ˌgæl və noʊˈtæk tɪk, gælˌvæn oʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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