Definición de geotaxis en inglés:

geotaxis

Saltos de línea: geo|taxis
Pronunciación: /ˌdʒiːə(ʊ)ˈtaksɪs
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] Biology
  • The motion of a motile organism or cell in response to the force of gravity.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • It therefore seems that positive phototaxis was stronger than the positive geotaxis as a driving force of cell motility.
    • This suggests that the fusion of response observed in geotaxis and phototaxis also exists in more sophisticated forms of navigation.
    • They cause a variety of behavioral phenotypes including overall sluggishness and abnormal phototaxis, geotaxis, flight ability, ether recovery, and mating vigor.

Derivativos

geotactic

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The different geotactic behaviour of the two species of cercariae brings them into the ecological range of their different second intermediate hosts.
  • The obstacle wall provides a geotactic barrier by presenting a side wall and an obstacle wall with numerous identical elevations.
  • The present study was conducted to determine whether A. invadans zoospores show geotactic behaviour compared to other Oomycete genera.

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