pexis

[pĕksĭs]

n.

Fixation by means of surgery.
The fixation of substances in tissues, such as for histologic examination.

Nearby words

  1. pewee,
  2. pewholder,
  3. pewit,
  4. pewter,
  5. pewterer,
  6. peyer's patches,
  7. peyote,
  8. peyronie's disease,
  9. peyton,
  10. pez


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