Cephalometry

Cephalometry is the measurement of the head, usually the human head, especially by medical imaging such as radiography. Craniometry, measurement of the cranium, is a large subset of cephalometry. Cephalometry as applied in a comparative anatomy context informs biological anthropology. In clinical contexts such as dentistry and oral and maxillofaci...
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Cephalometry

• (n.) The measurement of the heads of living persons.
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cephalometry

<dentistry> Scientific measurement of the dimensions of the head. In dentistry, certain combinations of measurements developed from tracing the oriented lateral and frontal radiographic head film are used to assess craniofacial growth and development and to determine the nature of the orthodontic treatment response. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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cephalometry

(sef″ә-lom´ә-tre) a branch of anthropometry, being the measurement of the dimensions of the head of a living person, taken either directly or by radiography. adj., cephalomet´ric., adj.
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cephalometry

noun measurement of human heads
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Cephalometry

Ceph`a·lom'e·try noun (Anthropometry) The measurement of the heads of living persons. -- Ceph`a*lo*met'ric , adjective
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cephalometry

Type: Term Pronunciation: sef′ă-lom′ĕ-trē Definitions: 1. Scientific measurements, often taken by means of radiographic imaging, of the head in the living, or of the cadaveric head with soft tissues in place, using specific reference points and sufficient standardization to allow reproducible results. Commonly used to doc...
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