pexis

pexis

 [pek´sis]
1. the fixation of matter by a tissue.
2. surgical fixation, usually by suturing. adj., adj pex´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pex·is

(pek'sis),
Fixation of substances in the tissues.
[G. pēxis, fixation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pex·is

(pek'sis)
Fixation of substances in the tissues.
[G. pēxis, fixation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Further, the openness and flux suggested by this performative model of virtue do not conflict with Stoic philosophical materialism and the moral premium placed on material integrity by Stoic founders, such as Chrysippus, who valorized virtue's fixity or "peculiar pexis" (SVF 3.510).