stereotactic instrument n.
An apparatus attached to the head, used to localize precisely an area in the brain by means of coordinates related to intracerebral structures.
- Stereotactic surgery
stereotactic surgery n. See stereotaxis.
noun 1. magnetic tape used for recording and reproducing sound stereophonically.
adjective, Anatomy. 1. of, relating to, or based on three-dimensional studies of the brain, especially as an adjunct to brain surgery.
noun, Biology. 1. movement of an organism in response to contact with a solid. noun 1. the movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of contact with a solid object stereotaxis ster·e·o·tax·is (stěr’ē-ə-tāk’sĭs, stēr’-) or ster·e·o·tax·y (stěr’ē-ə-tāk’sē, stēr’-) n. A method in neurosurgery and neurological research for precisely locating points within the brain […]