aerotaxis definition

  • noun:
    • motion of an organism, particularly a bacterium, toward or from air or air.
    • motion of an organism either in direction of or far from an area of higher oxygen content.
    • The positive or negative stimulus exerted by air on aĆ«robic and anaĆ«robic germs.
    • The motion of cells or organisms in relation to a source or availability of environment.
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