[ hee-lee-oh-tak-sis ]
/ ˌhi li oʊˈtæk sɪs /
movement of an organism toward or away from sunlight.
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OTHER WORDS FROM heliotaxishe·li·o·tac·tic [hee-lee-oh-tak-tik], /ˌhi li oʊˈtæk tɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for heliotaxis
/ (ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtæksɪs) /
movement of an entire organism in response to the stimulus of sunlight
Derived forms of heliotaxisheliotactic (ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtæktɪk), adjective
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