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taxis

 [tak´sis] (Gr.)
1. an orientation movement of a motile organism in response to a stimulus; it may be either toward (positive) or away from (negative) the source of the stimulus. See also tropism.
2. exertion of force in manual replacement of a displaced organ or part.

tax·is

(tak'sis),
1. Reduction of a hernia or of a dislocation of any part by means of manipulation.
2. Systematic classification or orderly arrangement.
3. The reaction of protoplasm to a stimulus, by virtue of which animals and plants are led to move or act in certain definite ways in relation to their environment; the various kinds of taxis are designated by a prefix denoting the stimulus governing them; for example, chemotaxis, electrotaxis, thermotaxis.
[G. orderly arrangement]

taxis

/tax·is/ (tak´sis) [Gr.]
1. an orientation movement of a motile organism in response to a stimulus, either toward (positive) or away from (negative) the source of the stimulus.
2. exertion of force in manual replacement of a displaced organ or part.

taxis

(tăk′sĭs)
n. pl. taxes (tăk′sēz)
1. Biology The responsive movement of a free-moving organism or cell toward or away from an external stimulus, such as light.
2. Medicine The moving of a body part by manipulation into normal position, as after a dislocation, fracture, or hernia.

taxis

[tak′sis]
1 movement away from or toward a stimulus.
2 the reduction of a hernia.
3 a dislocation of a hernia by means of manipulation.

tax·is

(tak'sis)
1. Reduction of a hernia or of a dislocation of any part by means of manipulation.
2. Systematic classification or orderly arrangement.
3. The reaction of protoplasm to a stimulus, by virtue of which animals and plants are led to move or act in certain definite ways in relation to their environment. The various kinds of taxis are designated by a prefix denoting the stimulus governing them (e.g., chemotaxis, electrotaxis, thermotaxis).
[G. orderly arrangement]

taxis

Movement of an organism toward or away from a stimulus.

taxis

a behavioural response in which a motile cell or organism orientates itself toward (positive) or away from (negative) a given stimulus. Examples include GEOTAXIS, PHOTOTAXIS. Compare KINESIS.

taxis

1. an orientation movement of a motile organism in response to a stimulus; it may be either toward (positive) or away from (negative) the source of the stimulus; used also as a word ending, affixed to a stem denoting the nature of the stimulus.
2. exertion of force in manual replacement of a displaced organ or part.
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