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Waters' view

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noun Wa·ters' view \ˈwȯt-ərz-\

Medical Definition of Waters' view

  1. :  a radiographic image obtained by passing a beam of X-rays through the chin at an angle and used especially to obtain diagnostic information in a single X-ray image about the bony structures of the front of the head and especially the maxillary sinuses and frontal sinuses



Biographical Note for waters' view

Waters, Charles Alexander (1888–1961), American radiologist. For the bulk of his career Waters was associated with Johns Hopkins University and Hospital. His specialties included urological radiology and injuries and diseases of the bones and joints.


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