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Medical Term:

thermotaxis

Pronunciation: ther'mo-tak'sis

Definition:

  1. Reaction of living protoplasm to the stimulus of heat.
  2. Regulation of the temperature of the body.

[thermo- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]

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