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A bony point that is used in living persons or radiographs for measurements of the head or face or orientation of the head in certain positions.
See also: landmark
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ceph·a·lo·me·tric land·mark(sefă-lō-metrik landmahrk)
A structure of the head viewed in cephalometric radiographs used to obtain measurements of the cranium and face to assess facial growth, trauma, and abnormalities in orthodontia and oral surgery.
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