Taxis

Movement toward or away from a stimulation.

taxis

A response in which the direction of movement is affected by an environmental cue. Should be clearly distinguished from a kinesis.

Taxis

A taxis ([tax-is], plural taxes z, from the Ancient Greek τάξις meaning `arrangement`) is the movement of an organism in response to a stimulus such as light or the presence of food. Taxes are innate behavioral responses. A taxis differs from a tropism (turning response, often growth towards or away from a stimulus) in that the organism has.....
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Taxis

• (n.) In technical uses, as in architecture, biology, grammar, etc., arrangement; order; ordonnance. • (n.) Manipulation applied to a hernial tumor, or to an intestinal obstruction, for the purpose of reducing it.
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taxis

<cell biology> A response in which the direction of movement is affected by an environmental cue. Should be clearly distinguished from a kinesis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Taxis

(1) battle order; (2) military unit; regiment.
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taxis

(from the article `locomotion`) In taxis, an animal orients itself in a specific spatial relationship to a stimulus. The orientation may be simply an alteration of body position or ... Behaviour may be quite simple, as in taxis (movement toward or away from a stimulus) and kinesis (undirected response proportional to the intensity ... ...
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taxis

(tak´sis) an orientation movement of a motile organism in response to a stimulus; it may be either toward (positive) or away from (negative) the source of the stimulus. See also tropism. exertion of force in manual replacement of a displaced organ or part.
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taxis

noun a locomotor response toward or away from an external stimulus by a motile (and usually simple) organism
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Taxis

Tax'is noun [ New Latin , from Greek ta`xis a division or arrangement, from ta`ssein to arrange.] (Surg.) Manipulation applied to a hernial tumor, or to an intestinal obstruction, for the purpose of reducing it. Dunglison.
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Taxis

Tax'is noun In technical uses, as in architecture, biology, grammar, etc., arrangement; order; ordonnance.
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taxis

In botany and microbiology, the movement of a single cell, such as a bacterium, protozoan, single-celled alga, or gamete, in response to an external stimulus. A movement directed towards the stimulus is described as positive taxis, and away from it as negative taxis. The alga Chlamydomonas, for example, demonstrates positive ...
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Taxis

Military unit.
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taxis

movement of a whole organism
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taxis

taxis (tăk'sis) , movement of animals either toward or away from a stimulus, such as light (phototaxis), heat (thermotaxis), chemicals (chemotaxis), gravity (geotaxis), and touch (thigmotaxis). The turning movements of plants in response to stimuli are called tropisms.
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taxis

taxis 1. Arrangement or order, as in one of the physical sciences. 2. In biology, oriented movement of a motile organism in response to an external stimulus, as toward or away from light. 3. A manipulative surgical operation to replace parts that have terminated their natural function; that is, reducing hernias, etc. 4. Structural adaptation of el...
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taxis

The behavior when an animal turns and moves toward or away from an external stimulus (pl.: taxes).
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Taxis

The behavior when an animal turns and moves toward or away from an external stimulus (pl.
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Taxis

The distribution of a proper adjunct to every subject.
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taxis

the movement of a whole organism in response to a directional stimulus. Thus geotaxis is movement in response to gravity; phototaxis is movement in response to light; chemotaxis is movement in response to a chemical substance.
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taxis

Type: Term Pronunciation: tak′sis Definitions: 1. Reduction of a hernia or of a dislocation of any part by means of manipulation. 2. Systematic classification or orderly arrangement. 3. The reaction of protoplasm to a stimulus, by virtue of which animals and plants are led to move or act in certain definite ways in relation to their environme...
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taxis

[n] - a locomotor response toward or away from an external stimulus by a motile (and usually simple) organism 2. [n] - the surgical procedure of manually restoring a displaced body part
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