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Phototaxis

Definition noun A form of taxis characterized by the directional movement of an organism in response to... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Gravitaxis

Definition noun A form of taxis characterized by the directional movement of an organism in response to... Read More

Phototropism

Definition noun, plural: photoropisms Growth or movement response of a cell or an organism to light Supplement In general,... Read More

Taxis

Definition noun, plural: taxes A behavioral response of a cell or an organism to an external stimulus, which may either be... Read More

Insect Behavior

Insect Behavior Definition An insect behavior refers to the various actions of an insect in response to a stimulus or to... Read More