biotaxis

bi·o·tax·is

(bī'ō-tak'sis),
1. The classification of living beings according to their anatomic characteristics.
2. Synonym(s): cytoclesis
[bio- + G. taxis, arrangement]

biotaxis

[bī′ōtak′sis]
Etymology: Gk, bios + taxis, arrangement
the ability of cells to develop into certain forms and arrangements. See also cytoclesis. biotactic, adj.

biotaxis

(bī″ō-tăk′sĭs) [″ + taxis, arrangement]
Movement of an organism in response to an external stimulus.