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landmark

[land′mark]
Etymology: AS land, + meark, mark
a readily recognizable anatomical structure used as a point of reference in establishing the location of another structure or in determining certain measurements.

landmark

A recognizable skeletal or soft tissue structure used as a reference point in measurements or in describing the location of other structures. See: cephalometry; craniometry

bony landmark

A structure or spot on a bone used as a reference for measurement.

cephalometric landmark

A bony point that is used in living persons or radiographs for measurements of the head or face or orientation of the head in certain positions.

craniometric landmark

A bony point or area on the skull used for measurements or orientation of the skull.

orbital landmark

A cephalometric point located at the lowest point of the orbital margin.

radiographic landmark

A cephalometric, craniometric, or soft tissue landmark used for orientation or measurements.

soft tissue landmark

An area or point on a soft tissue used as a point of reference for measurements of the body or its parts.

land·mark

(landmahrk)
Anatomic structure used in locating, identifying, referencing, and measurement.

landmark,

n an anatomic structure used as a guide for anatomic relationships.
landmark, cephalometric
n one of the points located on oriented-head radiographs from which lines, planes, and angles may be constructed to analyze the configuration and relationship of elements of the craniofacial skeleton.
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