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electrotaxis

Pronunciation: e-lek'tro-tak'sis

Definition: Reaction of plant or animal protoplasm to either an anode or a cathode.

Synonym(s): electrotropism, galvanotaxis, galvanotropism

[electro- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]

See Also: tropism

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