cephalometric
adjective see cephalometry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cephalometric — Cephalometry Ceph a*lom e*try, n. (Anthropometry) The measurement of the heads of living persons. {Ceph a*lo*met ric},a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cephalometric — See cephalometry. * * * …   Universalium

  • cephalometric — adj. of or pertaining to cephalometry (measurement of the head) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cephalometric — ceph·a·lo·met·ric …   English syllables

  • cephalometric — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|me.trik, ēk adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary cephal + metric; probably originally formed as French céphalométrique : of or relating to cephalometry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cephalometric analysis — is the study of the dental and skeletal relationships in the head.[1] It is frequently used by dentists, often orthodontists in particular, as a treatment planning tool.[2] Two of the more popular methods of analysis used in orthodontology are… …   Wikipedia

  • cephalometric tracing — a line drawing of structural outlines of craniofacial landmarks and facial bones made directly from a cephalometric radiogram …   Medical dictionary

  • cephalometric analysis — measurement of the head, using the vector quantities distance and direction, based on the tracing of the radiograph of the living head, usually in the lateral view …   Medical dictionary

  • cephalometric angle — measurement of intersecting anthropometric lines on tracings made of oriented head films in radiologic orthodontic diagnosis …   Medical dictionary

  • cephalometric radiograph — a radiograph of the head, including the mandible, in full lateral view; used for making cranial measurements. Called also cephalogram …   Medical dictionary

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