Etymology
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taxis (n.)

"operation whereby displaced parts are put back in their natural situation," 1758, medical Latin, from Greek taxis "arrangement, an arranging, the order or disposition of an army, battle array; order, regularity," verbal noun of tassein "arrange," from PIE root *tag- "to touch, handle."

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Definitions of taxis

taxis (n.)
a locomotor response toward or away from an external stimulus by a motile (and usually simple) organism;
taxis (n.)
the surgical procedure of manually restoring a displaced body part;
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