cephalometrics

Type: Term Pronunciation: sef′ă-lō-met′riks Definitions: 1. oral surgery, orthodontics scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and face, using a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones. 2. A scientific study of the measurements of the head with relation to specific re...
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cephalometrics

In oral surgery and orthodontics: ... 1. The scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and face, utilizing a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones. ... 2. A scientific study of the measurements of the head with relation to specific reference points; used for evaluation of facial growth and...
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