Biology as Poetry: Ecology

Bacteriophage Ecology Group


Randomly oriented movement that varies in response to external stimuli in terms of the organism's speed of movement.

See similarly thigmokinesis or, generally, kinesis. See, by contrast, klinokinesis, taxis, chemotaxis, and phototaxis.

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