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radiograph

 [ra´de-o-graf″]
an image or record produced on exposed or processed film by radiography.
Relative positions of x-ray tube, patient, and film necessary to make the radiograph shown. Bones tend to stop diagnostic x-rays, but soft tissue does not. This results in the light and dark regions that form the image. From Thompson et al., 1994.
bite-wing radiograph a type of dental radiograph that reveals the crowns, necks, and coronal thirds of the roots of both the upper and lower posterior teeth, as well as the dental arches, produced using bite-wing film.
cephalometric radiograph a radiograph of the head, including the mandible, in full lateral view; used to make measurements; called also cephalogram.
flat plate radiograph a radiograph that visualizes abdominal organs and some abnormalities. It is usually one of the first diagnostic studies performed in assessing a patient for gastrointestinal disorders; no special physical preparation of the patient is necessary.
panoramic radiograph a type of extraoral body-section radiograph on which the entire maxilla or mandible can be depicted on a single film.
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ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

a radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
Synonym(s): cephalogram
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ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

(sefă-lō-metrik rādē-ō-graf)
Radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
Synonym(s): cephalogram.
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They always have stable geometrical locations in anatomical structures in cephalograms. In this study, 45 landmarks are used in lateral cephalograms (refer to Table 1).
Caption: Figure 4: (a) Postoperative right lateral cephalogram. (b) Postoperative frontal view at 2 years.
This is the reason for which most of the evaluations were carried out from the lateral cephalogram taken at the age of 9 years.
Head orientation in CBCT-generated cephalograms. Angle Orthod.
E-mail: drbalwantraissct@rediffmail.com Mobile No.: 091-9812185855 Table 1: Mean and standard deviation of chronological and skeletal age by Fishman method (Hand wrist radiographs) and by Hasssel and Farman method (Cephalogram).
The process of growth simulation began with data analysis of the lateral cephalogram. Cephalometry always produces some degree of radiographic enlargement of the imaged skull due to the divergence of X-rays from a point source of origin.
In the present study, data was collected from pre-treatment lateral cephalograms of 80 patients who came to the Orthodontics department of Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Rawalpindi over a period of 6 months from November 2017 to April 2018.
The digital images (50 cephalograms) were imported into Dolphin Imaging software and the digital tracing was done using Dolphin Imaging Software Version 11.5 (Dolphin Imaging) (Figure 1).
Lateral cephalograms for all the subjects were taken with teeth in maximum intercuspation, standing in an upright position with FH plane being parallel to the floor.
White, "Orthodontic residents' indications for use of the lateral TMJ tomogram and the posteroanterior cephalogram," Journal of Dental Education, vol.
A trace using the frontal and the posterior-anterior cephalogram did not show obvious asymmetry (Figure 5).
Vertebral analysis of a lateral cephalogram has been shown to be as valid as the hand-wrist bone analysis, with the advantage of reducing the radiation exposure to growing subjects.