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landmark

[′lan‚märk]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any distinctive feature that can be used to identify a chromosome.
(engineering)
Any fixed natural or artificial monument or object used to designate a land boundary.
(navigation)
A conspicuous natural or artificial object near or on land, other than an established aid to navigation, and observable by eye or radar; used in the piloting type of navigation.

Landmark

Any building structure or place that has a special character or special historic or aesthetic interest or value as part of the heritage or cultural characteristics of a city, state, or nation.

landmark

1. Any building, structure, or place that has a special character, special historic interest, and/or special aesthetic interest, or value, as part of the development, heritage, or cultural characteristics of a nation, state, city, or town.
2. A monument, fixed object, or marker on the ground that designates the location of a land boundary.
3. A formal designation of such status for a building by a national or local authority. Also see National Historic Landmark and National Register of Historic Places.
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The effect of image quality on the identification of cephalometric landmarks.
Cephalometric landmarks were identified and along with soft tissue analysis mentioned in Table 1, sagittal analysis for all the patients was also done to determine the underlying skeletal base.
Once the sample had been collected and classified, a single expert operator proceeded to trace the cephalometric landmarks by hand on cephalometric paper.
The present study was an attempt to evaluate the reliability and reproducibility of the relatively stable cephalometric landmarks and their role in determin- ing vertical dimension.