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geotaxis

ge·o·tax·is

geotaxis

pronunciation:
ji taek sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: the movement of a freely moving organism toward or against gravitational pull.
derivations: geotactic (adj.), geotactically (adv.)
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The word geotaxis contains the following part:
tax, taxo Greek root that means arrangement, order