TAXIS

the movement of a motile organism that is the response to a stimulus. It can be a positive or a negative response. There are many types of taxis. Phototaxis is the one that can be easily seen around us.

TAXIS: "One taxis is phototaxis which allows a plant to move toward sunlight."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TAXIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/taxis/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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