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cephalometry

[‚sef·ə′läm·ə·trē]
(anthropology)
The science of measuring the head, especially for determining the characteristics of a particular race, sex, or somatotype.
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The cephalometric radiographs of the study sample were traced on .
We identified three soft tissue and three hard tissue reference points on the cephalometric images, and measured the corresponding upper and lower lip thicknesses.
Effective condylar growth and chin position changes in activator treatment: A cephalometric roentgenographs study.
A study was done to evaluate the validity of newly introduced cephalometric analysis using W angle and YEN angle in Pakistani and Bangladeshi samples and to compare both populations with commonly used sagittal measurements.
Linear and angular calculations are derived from lateral cephalometric radiographs whereas skeletal age is determined from hand-wrist radiographs.
Angular and linear measurements used for the evaluation of dentofacial changes on the lateral cephalometric radiographs are given in Figure 2a, 2b.
Pre- and post-treatment cephalometric measurements are shown in Table 1.
Given that every population has different dentoskeletal characteristics, it is difficult to apply a general cephalometric standard.
Cephalometric characteristics of nonobese patients with severe OSA.
For those who agreed, a lateral cephalometric radiograph was taken under a standard condition of occluding the teeth as much as possible.
Because the cephalometric examination and fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 were normal, we could exclude the diagnosis of Crouzon syndrome.