cephalometrics

ceph·a·lo·met·rics

(sef'ă-lō-met'riks),
1. oral surgery, orthodontics scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and face, using a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones.
See also: cephalometry.
2. A scientific study of the measurements of the head with relation to specific reference points; used for evaluation of facial growth and development, including soft tissue profile.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

ceph·a·lo·met·rics

(sef'ă-lō-met'riks)
1. oral surgery, orthodontics The scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and face, using a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones.
2. A scientific study of the measurements of the head with relation to specific reference points; used for evaluation of facial growth and development, including soft tissue profile.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

ceph·a·lo·met·rics

(sef'ă-lō-met'riks)
Oral surgery, orthodontics scientific measurement of bones of cranium and face, using a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones.
[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

cephalometrics (sef´əlōmet´riks),

n the scientific study of the measurements of the head.
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