stereotaxic 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.

stereotaxic instrument

[-tak′sik]
an apparatus that fits on the head and helps locate structures in the brain by means of coordinates.

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.
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The anesthetized animals were mounted on stereotaxic instrument (INCO, India Ltd.
The rat was mounted in the prone position on a stereotaxic instrument (Kopf Instruments, Tujunga, California, USA).
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