[ ree-uh-tak-sis ]
/ ˌri əˈtæk sɪs /
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oriented movement of an organism in response to a current of fluid, especially water.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rheotaxisrhe·o·tac·tic [ree-uh-tak-tik], /ˌri əˈtæk tɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rheotaxis
/ (ˌriːəˈtæksɪs) /
movement of an organism towards or away from a current of water
Derived forms of rheotaxisrheotactic (ˌriːəˈtæktɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for rheotaxis
[ rē′ə-tăk′sĭs ]
Movement of an organism in response to a current of fluid or air.
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