from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as thigmotaxis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun stereotactic surgery
  • noun The movement of an organism when touched; thigmotaxis


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