submentovertex


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submentovertex

[-men′tōvur′teks]
Etymology: L, sub + mentum, chin, vertex, peak
pertaining to a radiographic projection of the skull in which x-rays enter just behind the chin and exit at the top of the head.
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The rest re-quired additional views including submentovertex view and posterioanterior view of face.