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1. A directed reaction or orientation response of a motile organism to a gradient of stimulation.
2. A taxis in which the movement is one of turning.
A wavering side-to-side motion of the head occurring as an organism moves forward in response to a source of stimulation, caused by the alternating reaction of sensory receptors on either side of the body.