cephalometry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Scientific measurement of the head.
- cephˌa·lo·metˈric adjective
cephalometry - Medical Definition
- The scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and the face.
- A scientific study of the measurement of the head with relation to specific reference points to assess facial growth and development.
- cephalometric adjective
- cephalometrics noun
Variant of cephalometer
an instrument for measuring the head or skull; craniometer
- cephalometry noun