galvanotaxis


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e·lec·tro·tax·is

(ē-lek'trō-tak'sis),
Reaction of plant or animal protoplasm to either an anode or a cathode.
See also: tropism.
[electro- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]

galvanotaxis

An obsolete term for the migration of cells in response to low-level direct electric current; electrotaxis.