Definición de thermotaxis en inglés:

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thermotaxis

Pronunciación: /ˌθəːmə(ʊ)ˈtaksɪs/

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[mass noun] Biology
Movement of an organism towards or away from a source of heat.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • ‘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.

Derivados

thermotactic

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thermotaxic

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Saltos de línea: thermo|taxis

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