aerotaxis

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aerotaxis

/aero·tax·is/ (ār″o-tak´sis) movement of an organism in response to the presence of molecular oxygen.

aerotaxis

(âr′ə-tăk′sĭs)
n.
Movement of an organism, especially a bacterium, toward or away from air or oxygen.

aer′o·tac′tic adj.

Aerotaxis

The movement of an organism toward or away from O2. See Aerobes, Anaerobes.

aer·o·tax·is

(ār'ō-tak'sis)
Movement of an organism with respect to a supply of air or oxygen.
[aero- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]

aerotaxis

the movement of an organism with reference to the direction of air or oxygen.
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