stereotaxic
adjective Etymology: New Latin stereotaxis stereotactic technique, from stere- + -taxis Date: 1908 stereotacticstereotaxically adverb

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  • stereotaxic — adjective Of or pertaining to stereotaxis. A stereotaxic atlas is a collection of sections of the brain with coordinates for stereotaxic surgery. Syn: stereotactic …   Wiktionary

  • stereotaxic — /ster ee euh tak sik, stear /, adj. Anat. of, pertaining to, or based on three dimensional studies of the brain, esp. as an adjunct to brain surgery. [1905 10; see STEREO , TAXIS, IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • stereotaxic — ste·reo·tax·ic .ster ē ə tak sik, .stir adj STEREOTACTIC ste·reo·tax·i·cal·ly si k(ə )lē adv * * * ster·eo·tax·ic (ster″e o takґsik) 1. stereotactic. 2. thigmotactic …   Medical dictionary

  • stereotaxic — adj. pertaining to the movement of an organism in response to contact with a solid body (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stereotaxic — ste·reo·tax·ic …   English syllables

  • stereotaxic — ster•e•o•tax•ic [[t]ˌstɛr i əˈtæk sɪk, ˌstɪər [/t]] adj. srg of or pertaining to precise measurements in three dimensions of a place in the brain, esp. as an adjunct to surgery or radiation • Etymology: 1905–10; stereo + taxic …   From formal English to slang

  • stereotaxic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stereotaxic atlas — is a number of records of brain structure of a particular animal accompanied with coordinates used in stereotactic surgery.External links* [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?rid=atlas A Stereotaxic Atlas Of The Brain Of The Zebra] * [http …   Wikipedia

  • stereotaxic radiation therapy — A type of external radiation therapy that uses special equipment to position the patient and precisely deliver radiation to a tumor. The total dose of radiation is divided into several smaller doses given over several days. Stereotaxic radiation… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • stereotaxic radiosurgery — A type of external radiation therapy that uses special equipment to position the patient and precisely give a single large dose of radiation to a tumor. It is used to treat brain tumors and other brain disorders that cannot be treated by regular… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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