Rheotactic

rheotaxis

[ree-uh-tak-sis]
noun Biology.
oriented movement of an organism in response to a current of fluid, especially water.

Origin:
1895–1900; rheo- + -taxis

rheotactic [ree-uh-tak-tik] , adjective
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rheotaxis (ˌriːəˈtæksɪs)
 
n
movement of an organism towards or away from a current of water
 
rheotactic
 
adj

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rheotaxis rhe·o·tax·is (rē'ə-tāk'sĭs)
n.
movement of an organism in response to a current of fluid or air.

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