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a locomotor response toward or away from an external stimulus by a motile (and usually simple) organism

the surgical procedure of manually restoring a displaced body part

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Anemotaxis should be activated only when a high concentration is detected, thus only the wind from the source direc tion is considered to exist.
In the multiphase algorithm, the robot is programmed to employ the chemotactic strategy first, and anemotaxis is activated only when a concentration above a predefined threshold is detected.
Pheromone-mediated optomotor anemotaxis and altitude control exhibited by male oriental fruit moths in the field.
The odor-modulated flight (also known as an anemotaxis flight) was first described by Kennedy & Marsh (1974) as a directional flight response against the air flow that is guided and motivated by chemical stimuli.