cephalometry

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noun ceph·a·lom·e·try \ˌse-fə-ˈlä-mə-trē\

Definition of cephalometry

  1. :  the science of measuring the head in living individuals — compare craniometry

cephalometric

play \-lō-ˈme-trik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cephalometry

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1889


Medical Dictionary

cephalometry

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noun ceph·a·lom·e·try \ˌsef-ə-ˈläm-ə-trē\

Medical Definition of cephalometry

plural

cephalometries

  1. :  the science of measuring the head in living individuals (as to assess craniofacial growth and development)

cephalometric

\-lō-ˈme-trik\play adjective

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