GEOTAXIS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the involuntary movement of an organism that helps it to keep its postural orientation related to the force of gravity. See taxis. GEOTAXIS: "Geotaxis allows an organism to orient itself to the force of gravity." Related Psychology Terms STATIC RESPONSE STEREOTAXIS TAXIS ASSOCIATED MOVEMENT TROPISM KINESIS MOTILITY NAVIGATION MACULA MUSCLE TWITCH Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GEOTAXIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/geotaxis/ (accessed January 25, 2021).