Magneto tactic

magnetotaxis

[mag-nee-toh-tak-sis]
noun Biology.
movement or orientation of an organism in response to a magnetic field.

Origin:
1960–65; magneto- + -taxis

magnetotactic [mag-nee-toh-tak-tik] , adjective
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