Medical Definition of Cephalometrics

1. In oral surgery and orthodontics: 1. The scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and face, utilizing a fixed, reproducible position for lateral radiographic exposure of skull and facial bones. 2. A scientific study of the measurements of the head with relation to specific reference points; used for evaluation of facial growth and development, including soft tissue profile. Origin: cephalo-+ G. Metron, measure (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalometrics

cephalomancy
cephalomedullary angle
cephalomegaly
cephalomelus
cephalomeningitis
cephalomere
cephalomeres
cephalometer
cephalometers
cephalometric
cephalometric X-rays
cephalometric analysis
cephalometric radiograph
cephalometric tracing
cephalometric viewer
cephalometrics (current term)
cephalometries
cephalometry
cephalomotor
cephalon
cephalons
cephalont
cephalopagus
cephalopalpebral reflex
cephalopathy
cephalopelvic
cephalopelvimetry
cephalopharyngeus
cephalophore
cephalophores

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