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stereotaxis

 [ster″e-o-tak´sis]
taxis in response to contact with a solid object or rigid surface.

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]

stereotaxis

/ster·eo·tax·is/ (-tak´sis)

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.

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]

stereotaxis

a response to contact with a solid body, characteristic of animals living in cracks and crannies.

stereotaxis, stereotropism

movement or growth in response to contact with a solid or rigid surface.
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