cephalometer


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cephalometer

 [sef″ah-lom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring the head; an orienting device for positioning the head for radiographic examination and measurement.

ceph·a·lom·e·ter

(sef'ă-lom'ĕ-ter),
An instrument used to position the head to produce oriented, reproducible lateral and posteroanterior head films.
Synonym(s): cephalostat
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

cephalometer

/ceph·a·lom·e·ter/ (sef″ah-lom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for measuring the head; an orienting device for positioning the head for radiographic examination and measurement.

cephalometer

(sĕf′ə-lŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument used to position the head for measurement and radiographic examination.

ceph·a·lom·e·ter

(sef'ă-lom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument used to position the head to produce oriented, reproducible lateral and posterior-anterior head films.
Synonym(s): cephalostat.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

ceph·a·lom·e·ter

(sef'ă-lom'ĕ-tĕr)
An instrument used to position the head to produce oriented lateral and posteroanterior head films.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]
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The skull was mounted by its external auditory meati in the cephalostat of a Cranex 3 cephalometer (Soredex Orion Corporation, Helsinki, Finland) and adjusted to lie in the Frankfurt horizontal plane.
We obtained lateral cephalometric radiographs while each subject was standing in a natural position with his/her head inside the cephalometer.