anterioposterior

anterioposterior

a term describing the entry of the x-ray beam anteriorly and its exit posteriorly on the patient. Used to describe the view taken in an x-ray. Now referred to as craniocaudal.
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Damstra considered that a rapid maxillary arch expansion in orthodontic treatment led to change in transversal size of the medioproximal end of the palatal rugae but it did not influence the anterioposterior size.
It also revealed the parallel-sided anterioposterior borders of the ascending ramus, slender and pointed coronoid process facing upward, thin zygomatic arch and increased bone density between the anterior border of the ascending ramus and the inferior dental canal [Figure 1]f.
Compressing the fracture site with an anterioposterior interfragmentary lag screw was used to augment the strength of the fixation.
Posterior teeth positions are defined by 2 curves, an anterioposterior curve, referred to as the curve of spee, and the mediolateral curve, referred to as the curve of Wilson.
Table 1: Comparison of Transabdominal and Transrectal measurement of patients' prostate dimension Transverse Anterioposterior mean [+ or -] SD mean [+ or -] SD Transrectal 46.
10 SIOP = International Society of Paediatric Oncology; CT = computed tomography; MRI = magnetic resonance imaging; H&E = haematoxilyn and eosin; FNA = fine-needle aspiration; EBV = Epstein-Barr virus; CMV = cytomegalovirus; ELISA = enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; CXR = chest radiography; AP = anterioposterior.
This classification describes the anterioposterior molar relationship.
5-cm dorsal cartilagenous strut in the anterioposterior dimension.