anemotaxis


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anemotaxis

[‚an·ə·mō′tak·səs]
(biology)
Orientation movement of a free-living organism in response to wind.
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Anemotaxis and odour-trial following by the terrestrial snail Helix aspersa.
This is why many species of animals perform anemotaxis in air and rheotaxis in water (Willis and Arbas, 1991; Dusenbery, 1992; Arbas et al.