Definition of Tactism

1. taxis [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tactism

tactile fremitus
tactile hair
tactile hallucination
tactile hyperesthesia
tactile image
tactile meniscus
tactile organ
tactile property
tactile sensation
tactile sense
tactilely
tactilities
tactility
taction
tactions
tactism (current term)
tactisms
tactless
tactlessly
tactlessness
tactlessnesses
tactometer
tactometers
tactor
tacts
tactual
tactual exploration
tactual sensation
tactuall
tactually

Literary usage of Tactism

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1. The Theories of Evolution by Yves Delage, Marie Goldsmith (1912)
"... or a perimysium cell or a peri- ostis cell, according to the peculiar tactism which attracts it. Besides this special tactism, whose physico-chemical ..."

2. The Passions of the Human Soul by Charles Fourier, John Reynell Morell, Hugh Doherty (1851)
"Here then we have this second passion, tactism or lubricity, declared good, since it is the prop of a society more numerously organised upon our globe than ..."

3. New Conceptions in Science: With a Foreword on the Relations of Science and by Carl Snyder (1903)
"... it is simply a chemical reaction between certain substances in the skin or sense organs of the fly and the meat, a case of chemo-tactism. ..."

4. Light Energy: Its Physics, Physiological Action and Therapeutic Applications by Margaret Abigail Cleaves (1904)
"... has been found to give evidences of photo- tactism in that part of the animal's body which is the seat of the ..."

5. The Theories of Evolution by Yves Delage, Marie Goldsmith (1912)
"... or a perimysium cell or a peri- ostis cell, according to the peculiar tactism which attracts it. Besides this special tactism, whose physico-chemical ..."

6. The Passions of the Human Soul by Charles Fourier, John Reynell Morell, Hugh Doherty (1851)
"Here then we have this second passion, tactism or lubricity, declared good, since it is the prop of a society more numerously organised upon our globe than ..."

7. New Conceptions in Science: With a Foreword on the Relations of Science and by Carl Snyder (1903)
"... it is simply a chemical reaction between certain substances in the skin or sense organs of the fly and the meat, a case of chemo-tactism. ..."

8. Light Energy: Its Physics, Physiological Action and Therapeutic Applications by Margaret Abigail Cleaves (1904)
"... has been found to give evidences of photo- tactism in that part of the animal's body which is the seat of the ..."

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