cephalometry

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

Definition of cephalometry 

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

Other Words from cephalometry

cephalometric \-lō-ˈme-trik \ adjective

First Known Use of cephalometry

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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cephalometry

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

Medical Definition of cephalometry 

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

Other Words from cephalometry

cephalometric \-lō-ˈme-trik \ adjective

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