hydrotaxis definition by Webster's New World
the positive, or negative, response of a freely moving organism to, or away from, water
Origin: hydro- plush taxis
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- hydrotactic adjective
hydrotaxis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Movement of an organism in response to moisture.
- hyˌdro·tacˈtic adjective
hydrotaxis - Medical Definition
Movement of a cell or an organism in response to moisture.