cephalometric landmark


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cephalometric landmark

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

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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Validity and reliability of a new edge-based computerized method for identification of cephalometric landmarks.
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16 There is increasing need for precise location and identification of Cephalometric landmarks in order to improve quantitative studies of craniofacial growth and evaluation of treatment effects.
Ten randomly selected cephalometric radiographs had their cephalometric landmarks remarked by the same operator within a 60 days interval.