lateral oblique radiograph


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

lat·er·al ob·lique ra·di·o·graph

a radiographic view of the mandible, revealing one side of the mandible from symphysis to condyle by displacing the other side upwards.

lateral oblique radiograph

A radiograph used to examine the body of the mandible and the ramus. Projections may be performed with conventional dental radiographical film and may cover a broader area than a typical periapical radiograph. Synonym: lateral jaw survey
See also: radiograph

lat·er·al ob·lique ra·di·o·graph

(latĕr-ăl ō-blēk rādē-ō-graf)
Radiographic view of mandible, revealing one side of it from symphysis to condyle by displacing other side upwards.
Medical browser ?
Full browser ?