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Pronunciation: ster'e-o-tak'sis


  1. Three-dimensional arrangement.
  2. Stereotropism, but applied more exactly where the organism as a whole, rather than a part only, reacts.

Synonym(s): stereotaxy

[stereo- + G. taxis, orderly arrangement]

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