Definición de thermotaxis en inglés:

thermotaxis

Saltos de línea: thermo|taxis
Pronunciación: /ˌθəːmə(ʊ)ˈtaksɪs
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] Biology
  • Movement of an organism towards or away from a source of heat.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • ‘I would stop short of concluding that the data provide strong proof for the existence of thermotaxis in rabbit sperm,’ she says.
    • If its new role holds up, it will be the first time a temperature-sensing protein has been implicated in mediating thermotaxis in animals.
    • Using chemotaxis and thermotaxis as behavioral paradigms, neural plasticity including learning and memory can be studied genetically in C. elegans.

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