Cephalometer - definition of cephalometer by The Free Dictionary
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An instrument used to position the head for measurement and radiographic examination.
(Medicine) an instrument for positioning the human head for X-ray examination in cephalometry
References in periodicals archive
Todas las telerradiografias fueron tomadas en un equipo estandarizado (Lateral Cephalometer
W-115, WEHMER [R]
Following the definitions of Martin & Saller (1957) the measurements were taken by an anthropological cephalometer
GMP, with measurement interval of 300 mm and accuracy of 1 mm, and a sliding rule modified for cephalometric and gnathometric measurements.
Ever since the advent of the Bolton cephalometer
in 1931 (1), orthodontists have routinely used lateral cephalograms to aid in diagnosis and treatment planning, as well as evaluation of treatment.