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barotaxis

 [bar″o-tak´sis]
stimulation of living matter by change of atmospheric pressure.
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bar·o·tax·is

(bar'ō-tak'sis),
Reaction of living tissue to changes in pressure.
Synonym(s): barotropism
[G. baros, weight, + taxis, order]
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bar·o·tax·is

(bar'ō-tak'sis)
Reaction of living tissue to changes in pressure.
[G. baros, weight, + taxis, order]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012