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taxis1

tax·is1

taxis1

 
pronunciation:
taek sihs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: taxes
definition 1: the movement of an organism toward or away from an external stimulus.
definition 2: the manual returning of a body part to its place, as in the case of a dislocated joint or a hernia protrusion, without cutting any tissue.
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The word taxis contains the following part:
tax, taxo Greek root that means arrangement, order