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Medical Term:

cephalometer

Pronunciation: sef′ă-lom′ĕ-ter

Definition: An instrument used to position the head to produce oriented, reproducible lateral and posteroanterior head films.

Synonym(s): cephalostat

[cephalo- + G. metron, measure]

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