Stereotactic: Stereotactic refers to precise positioning in three-dimensional space. For example, biopsies, surgery or radiation therapy can be done stereotactically. In a stereotactic needle biopsy, the spot to be biopsied is located three-dimensionally, the information is entered into a computer, and the computer calculates the information and po
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Precise positioning in three dimensional space. Refers to surgery or radiation therapy directed by various scanning devices. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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(ster″e-o-tak´tik) pertaining to or characterized by precise positioning in space; said especially of discrete areas of the brain that control specific functions. pertaining to types of brain surgery that use a system of three-dimensional coordinates to locate the site to be operated on. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ster′ē-ō-tak′tik, -tak′sik Definitions: 1. Relating to stereotaxis or stereotaxy.
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