Geotaxis meaning

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The definition of geotaxis is the reaction of a free moving organism to gravity.

An example of geotaxis is a flying insect being able to fly up or down.

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Movement of a motile organism using the earth's gravity for orientation.
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Movement of a motile organism using the earth's gravity for orientation.
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The positive (or negative) response of a freely moving organism to (or against) gravity.
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(biology) A living creature's ability to move by orienting itself by gravitational forces.
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