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hydrotaxis

 [hi″ro-tak´sis]
taxis of motile organisms or cells in response to the influence of water or moisture.

hy·dro·tax·is

(hī'drō-tak'sis),
The movement of cells or organisms in relation to water.
[hydro- + G. taxis, arrangement]

hydrotaxis

/hy·dro·tax·is/ (-tak´sis) taxis in response to the influence of water or moisture.

hydrotaxis

(hī′drə-tăk′sĭs)
n.
Movement of an organism in response to moisture.

hy′dro·tac′tic (-tăk′tĭk) adj.

hy·dro·tax·is

(hī'drō-tak'sis)
The movement of cells or organisms in relation to water.
[hydro- + G. taxis, arrangement]

hydrotaxis

an orientation movement of motile organisms or cells in response to the influence of water or moisture.