What does taxis mean?

taxis meaning in General Dictionary

a locomotor response toward or from an external stimulus by a motile (and often simple) system

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  • the medical procedure of manually restoring a displaced body part
  • Manipulation put on a hernial cyst or even an intestinal obstruction for the purpose of decreasing it
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  • Manipulation applied to a hernial tumor, or even an abdominal obstruction, for the true purpose of decreasing it.

taxis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"operation whereby displaced components are positioned back in their particular normal scenario," 1758, medical Latin, from Greek taxis "arrangement, an arranging, your order or personality of an army, battle range; order, regularity," verbal noun of tassein "arrange," from PIE root *tag- "to create aright, set in purchase" (see tangent).

taxis - German to English

taxis [innate behavioural reaction]

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taxis meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Manipulation placed on a hernial tumefaction, or even an intestinal obstruction, for the true purpose of reducing it.

Sentence Examples with the word taxis

The palace of the princes of Thurn and Taxis in the Eschenheimer Gasse was built (1732-1741) from the designs of Robert de Cotte, chief architect to Louis XIV.

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