cephalostat


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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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Oulu University Hospital is planned to be acquired CEPHALOSTAT with PANORAMIC in 2015.