adverb see stereotactic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stereotactically — See stereotactic. * * * …   Universalium

  • stereotactically — adverb In a stereotactic manner; with regard to, or by means of stereotaxis …   Wiktionary

  • stereotactically — adv. in a stereotactic manner (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stereotactically — I. adverb see stereotactic I II. adverb see stereotactic II …   Useful english dictionary

  • stereotactic — adjective Date: 1950 involving, being, utilizing, or used in a surgical technique for precisely directing the tip of a delicate instrument (as a needle) or beam of radiation in three planes using coordinates provided by medical imaging in order… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stereotaxis — stereotactic /ster ee euh tak tik, stear /, adj. stereotactically, adv. /ster ee euh tak sis, stear /, n. Biol. movement of an organism in response to contact with a solid. [1915 20; STEREO + TAXIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Stereotactic — refers to precise positioning in three dimensional space. For example, biopsies, surgery or radiation therapy can be done stereotactically. In a stereotactic needle biopsy, the spot to be biopsied is located three dimensionally, the information… …   Medical dictionary

  • mesencephalotomy — 1. The sectioning of any structure in the midbrain, especially of the spinothalamic tracts for the relief of intractable pain or the cerebral peduncle for dyskinesias. 2. A mesencephalic spinothalamic tractotomy. [mesencephalon + G. tome …   Medical dictionary

  • stereotactic — [ˌstɛrɪə(ʊ) taktɪk, ˌstɪərɪə(ʊ) ] (also stereotaxic taksɪk) adjective relating to or denoting techniques for surgical treatment or scientific investigation that permit the accurate positioning of probes inside the brain or other parts of the body …   English new terms dictionary

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