Kinesis

A movement that is a response to a stimulus but is not oriented with respect to the source of stimulation.A relatively unspecialised response by organisms that do not re-orientate themselves in response to stimulus, an example being an organism not moving directly away from a hot fire.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 32,650 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link