pexis

pexis

 [pek´sis]
1. the fixation of matter by a tissue.
2. surgical fixation, usually by suturing. adj., adj pex´ic.

pex·is

(pek'sis),
Fixation of substances in the tissues.
[G. pēxis, fixation]

pex·is

(pek'sis)
Fixation of substances in the tissues.
[G. pēxis, fixation]
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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).