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1. chemotaxis

noun. movement by a cell or organism in reaction to a chemical stimulus.

Synonyms

  • taxis
  • negative chemotaxis

Etymology

  • chemo- (English)
  • taxis (English)
  • τάξις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word chemotaxis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your body also uses positive chemotaxis to set "destinations" for newly-developed cells so that when a newborn cell gets to a certain place in your body, it'll stop moving and stay there.

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