[ster-ee-uh-tak-sik, steer-]

adjective Anatomy.

of, relating to, or based on three-dimensional studies of the brain, especially as an adjunct to brain surgery.

Nearby words

  1. stereospecific catalyst,
  2. stereospecific polymer,
  3. stereotactic,
  4. stereotactic instrument,
  5. stereotape,
  6. stereotaxis,
  7. stereotomy,
  8. stereotropism,
  9. stereotype,
  10. stereotyped

Origin of stereotaxic

First recorded in 1905–10; see origin at stereo-, -taxis, -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019