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The theory that nerve cell bodies may move toward, or their axons may grow toward, the area from which they receive the most stimuli.
[G. neuron, nerve + bios, life + taxis, arrangement]
neurobiotaxis(nū″rō-bī-ō-tăk′sĭs) [″ + bios, life, + taxis, order]
The theory that developing neurons migrate toward the region from which they receive impulses.