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an image or record produced on exposed or processed film by radiography.
bite-wing radiograph a type of dental radiograph that reveals the crowns, necks, and coronal thirds of the roots of both the upper and lower posterior teeth, as well as the dental arches, produced using bite-wing film.
cephalometric radiograph a radiograph of the head, including the mandible, in full lateral view; used to make measurements; called also cephalogram.
flat plate radiograph a radiograph that visualizes abdominal organs and some abnormalities. It is usually one of the first diagnostic studies performed in assessing a patient for gastrointestinal disorders; no special physical preparation of the patient is necessary.
panoramic radiograph a type of extraoral body-section radiograph on which the entire maxilla or mandible can be depicted on a single film.
a radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
cephalogram/ceph·a·lo·gram/ (sef´ah-lo-gram) an x-ray image of the structures of the head; cephalometric radiograph.
ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph(sefă-lō-metrik rādē-ō-graf)
Radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
n a cephalometric radiograph. On tracings of these films, anatomic points, planes, and angles are drawn that assist in the evaluation of the patient's facial growth and development.