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pan·to·graph

(pan'tō-graf),
1. An instrument for reproducing drawings by a system of levers whereby a recording pencil is made to follow the movements of a stylet passing along the lines of the original.
2. In dentistry, an instrument used to record mandibular border movements that may be transferred to make equivalent settings on an articulator.
[panto- + G. graphō, to record]

pantograph

[pan′təgraf′]
1 a jointed device for copying a plane figure to any desired scale.
2 a device that incorporates a pair of face bows fixed to the jaws, used for inscribing centrically related points and arcs leading to the points on segments relatable to the three craniofacial planes.

pan·to·graph

(pan'tō-graf)
In dentistry, an instrument used to record mandibular border movements that may be transferred to make equivalent settings on an articulator.
[panto- + G. graphō, to record]

pan·to·graph

(pan'tō-graf)
In dentistry, instrument used to record mandibular border movements that may be transferred to make equivalent settings on an articulator.
[panto- + G. graphō, to record]

pantograph (pan´tōgraf),

n a figurative term given to a pair of face-bows fixed to both jaws and designed to inscribe centrically related points and then arcs leading to these points on segments of planes relatable to the three craniofacial planes of space. The maxillary planes are attached to the maxillary bow, and the inscribing styluses are attached to the mandibular bow.
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