stereotactic instrument

ster·e·o·tac·tic in·stru·ment

, stereotaxic instrument
an apparatus attached to the head, used to localize precisely an area in the brain by means of coordinates related to intracerebral structures.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ster·e·o·tac·tic in·stru·ment

, stereotaxic instrument (ster'ē-ō-tak'tik in'strŭ-mĕnt, ster'ē-ō-tak'sik)
An apparatus attached to the head, used to localize an area in the brain precisely by means of coordinates related to intracerebral structures.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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