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Definition of "chemotactic" [chemotactic]

  • Of or pertaining to chemotaxis. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chemotactic" in a sentence
  • "High turbulence levels increase the short-term chemotactic advantage by quickly producing large gradients in the nutrient concentration, but also lead to rapid mixing of the nutrient field, which ultimately eliminates the chemotactic advantage."
  • "The suckers are also "chemotactic," meaning they can taste what they touch."
  • "E.g., a biochemist investigating the chemotactic SR behavior does not consider it a "psychological response" of flageallted bacteria."