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ster·e·o·tax·is

 (stĕr′ē-ə-tăk′sĭs, stîr′-) also ster·e·o·tax·y (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), ster′e·o·tac′ti·cal (-tăk′tĭ-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.
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stereotaxis

(ˌstɛrɪəˈtæksɪs; ˌstɪər-)
n, pl -taxes (-ˈtæksiːz)
(Biology) the movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of contact with a solid object
[C20: from stereo- + -taxis]
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stereotaxis

orientation or movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of a solid object. Cf. stereotropism.stereotactic, adj.
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orientation or movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of a solid object. Cf. stereotropism. — stereotactic, adj.
See also: Motion
orientation or movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of a solid object. Cf. stereotropism.stereotactic, adj.
See also: Growth
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Translations

ster·e·o·tax·is

n. estereotaxia, técnica de localización de áreas cerebrales usada en procedimientos neurológicos.
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Use of cytological preparations for the intraoperative diagnosis of stereotactically obtained brain biopsies: A 19-year experience and survey of neuropathologists.
Louis, MO, USA) powder was dissolved in DMSO at the concentrations of 8.3 mg/ml and stereotactically injected into the lateral cerebral ventricle (LV) for the treated group rats (0.03 mg/kg) at 3 days after stroke [15].
GFP-BMSCs or vehicle were stereotactically transplanted into the ipsilateral striatum in the BMSC/direct injection group or the vehicle/direct injection group (n = 11 in each group), as reported previously [11].
PF-06447475, a LRRK2 kinase inhibitor, was administered for four weeks in both transgenic G2019S-LRRK2 and WT rats stereotactically injected with the rAAV2/1 vector expressing human WT [alpha]-synuclein [87].
Moreover, even in the absence of a Nestin driver, the group was able to induce tumor formation by stereotactically targeting the subventricular zone with a viral vector carrying Cre.
Deep seated lesions were managed conservatively if small or aspirated stereotactically.
To this end, each animal was put under anaesthesia with ketamine (75 mg/kg) and medetomidine (0.5 mg/kg) and injected stereotactically using the following coordinates: bregma anteroposterior -0.9 mm, mediolateral +1.4 mm, and ventrodorsal +3.8 mm.
Convention-enhanced delivery, a drug delivery method based on catheters stereotactically implanted to infuse the treatments directly to the tumor site, was utilized to deliver let-7a into the brain of mice xenografted with an aggressive GB.
SRT using the CyberKnife radiotherapy system involves the precise delivery of high dose radiation stereotactically to a target in a small number offractions.
To further verify the role of BDNF/TrkB signaling in acupuncture repairing TBI, specific tyrosine inhibitor K252a was injected stereotactically into lateral ventricles.
In an attempt to explain thrombin's effect on brain edema Guan and colleagues injected thrombin stereotactically into rat caudate nuclei and found extravasation of Evans Blue dye [122].
Stereotactic lesioning techniques use the same workflow as described above, the only differences being that patients should not be operated on under anaesthesia and a radio-frequency electrode is placed stereotactically to the target in the basal ganglia.