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cephalo-

(word root) head
Examples of words with the root cephalo-: cephalopod
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cephalo-

or cephal-
pref.
Head: cephalothorax.

[New Latin, from Greek kephalo-, from kephalē, head; see ghebh-el- in Indo-European roots.]
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cephalo-

or before a vowel

cephal-

combining form
(Biology) indicating the head: cephalopod.
[via Latin from Greek kephalo-, from kephale head]
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cephalo-

,
a combining form meaning “head”: cephalothorax.
[< Greek kephalo-, comb. form of kephalḗ head]
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HYPERION X9 is a modular concept, offering every possible option, from two-dimensional panoramic imaging, to cephalo- metric analysis, down to cone-beam three-dimensional tomography, including capability of carrying out full dental arch volumetric scans.
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Without a population norm the use of cephalo- metric analysis to diagnose and treat patients with dentofacial deformities in the population is limited as cephalometric norms are used to determine the nor- mality abnormality location and extent of dentofacial deformity for that particular racial group.