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heliotaxis

he·li·o·tax·is

heliotaxis

 
pronunciation:
hi li o taek sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: the movement of a freely moving organism toward or away from sunlight.
derivation: heliotactic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word heliotaxis contains the following parts:
heli, helio Greek root that means sun
synonyms:
sol1
 
tax, taxo Greek root that means arrangement, order