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noun, Biology.
oriented movement of an organism in response to a current of fluid, especially water.
movement of an organism towards or away from a current of water

rheotaxis rhe·o·tax·is (rē’ə-tāk’sĭs)
Movement of an organism in response to a current of fluid or air.


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