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cephalostat

 [sef´ah-lo-stat″]
a head-positioning device used in dental radiology, facial photography, cephalometry, and other procedures requiring exact positioning of the head.

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]

cephalostat

/ceph·a·lo·stat/ (sef´ah-lo-stat″) a head-positioning device which assures reproducibility of the relations between an x-ray beam, a patient's head, and an x-ray film.

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]

cephalostat (sef´əlōstat),

n a head-positioning device that ensures reproducibility of the relations between a radiographic beam, a patient's head, and radiographic film in radiography.
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Both pre and postoperative lateral cephalograms were taken with the same equipment and parameters: Orthoralix 9200 GENDEX (Dentsply[R], Des Plainnes, USA), cephalostat regulated at 70 kVp, 10 mA, 1.
Oulu University Hospital is planned to be acquired CEPHALOSTAT with PANORAMIC in 2015.
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.
Lateral cephalograms were obtained for all the subjects with teeth in centric occlusion, lips relaxed, cephalostat support and ear rods positioned.
Lateral cephalometric radiograph of each individual was taken with a universal counter balancing type of cephalostat at Radiology Department of Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar.
All the lateral cephalometric radiograph of each individual were taken with a universal counter balancing type of cephalostat at Radiology department of Khyber College of Dentist- ry, Peshawar in natural head position.
Lateral cephalometric radiograph of each individual was taken with a univer- sal counter balancing type of cephalostat at Radiology Department of Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar.
Standardized cephalometric radiographs measur- ing 8'' X 10'' were taken using a Siemens Orthophos-C cephalostat with settings of 14m A, and between 73 and 77 kV.
Standardized cephalometric radiographs measur- ing 8" X 10" were taken using a Siemens Orthophos-C cephalostat with settings of 14mA, and between 73 and 77 kV.
Head was positioned in the cephalostat with ear rods and x-ray source placed on the right side of the patient at a distance of 5 feet from the midsagittal plane.
The cephalograms of the selected sample were all taken by the author using the same cephalostat, positioned 60 inches from the patient's midsagittal plane, with the file cassette positioned to lightly touch the patient's head.