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stereotaxis

 [ster″e-o-tak´sis]
taxis in response to contact with a solid object or rigid surface.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ster·e·o·tax·is

(ster'ē-ō-tak'sis),
1. Three-dimensional arrangement.
2. Stereotropism, but applied more exactly where the organism as a whole, rather than a part only, reacts.
3. Synonym(s): stereotaxy
[stereo- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stereotaxis

(stĕr′ē-ə-tăk′sĭs, stîr′-) also

stereotaxy

(stĕr′ē-ə-tăk′sē, stîr′-)
n.
A method in neurosurgery and neurological research for locating points within the brain using an external, three-dimensional frame of reference usually based on the Cartesian coordinate system.

ster′e·o·tac′tic (-tăk′tĭk), ster′e·o·tax′ic (-tăk′sĭk)(-tăk′tĭ-kəl)(-tăk′sĭ-kəl), ster′e·o·tac′ti·cal (-tăk′tĭ-kəl)(-tăk′sĭ-kəl), ster′e·o·tax′i·cal (-tăk′sĭ-kəl) adj.
ster′e·o·tac′ti·cal·ly, ster′e·o·tax′i·cal·ly adv.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

ster·e·o·tax·is

(ster'ē-ō-tak'sis)
1. Three-dimensional arrangement.
2. Stereotropism, but applied more exactly when the organism as a whole, rather than a part only, reacts.
3. Synonym(s): stereotaxy.
[stereo- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stereotaxis

a response to contact with a solid body, characteristic of animals living in cracks and crannies.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Adult Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were anesthetized by 1% pentobarbital before they were fixed on the rat stereotaxis instrument referring to the brain stereotaxic atlas made by Bao and Shu [6] and we determined the 3D coordinate of right SNC and VTA.
Unfortunately, stereotaxis and cortical mapping were unavailable to further delineate the areas of interest.
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Stereotaxis has released the Epoch, a state-of-the-art computer controlled robotic ablation system that allows physicians to safely navigate in a patient's heart to ablate diseased tissue causing cardiac arrhythmias or irregular heartbeats.
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Similarly, calcifications are usually sampled by stereotaxis and a specimen x-ray is obtained to determine whether enough calcification was sampled to be representative of a lesion.
El sistema de navegacion magnetica Niobe[R] (Stereotaxis, Missouri, USA) utiliza dos imanes permanentes controlados en tiempo real mediante una estacion informatizada que guia la punta de los cateteres y permite su correcta orientacion y colocacion [10].
These non-invasive biopsy techniques can frequently be facilitated by image guidance (stereotaxis or ultrasound).
A healthy, male SD rat model was established by injecting 2 x [10.sup.6] /[mu]l C6 glioma cells into rats' right caudate nuclei, using a stereotaxis instrument according to Barker's method.