neurobiotaxis

noun
neu·​ro·​bio·​tax·​is | \ -ˌbī-ō-ˈtak-səs How to pronounce neurobiotaxis (audio) \
plural neurobiotaxes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce neurobiotaxis (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurobiotaxis

: a hypothetical directed and oriented shift of nerve cells in the course of phylogeny toward a region of maximum stimulation that has been held to explain cephalization and brain evolution

Other Words from neurobiotaxis

neurobiotactic \ -​ˈtak-​tik How to pronounce neurobiotaxis (audio) \ or neurobiotactical \ -​ti-​kəl How to pronounce neurobiotaxis (audio) \ adjective

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“Neurobiotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurobiotaxis. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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