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Medical Term:

Towne projection

Pronunciation: town


reverse tilted AP radiographic projection devised to permit demonstration of the entire occipital bone, foramen magnum, and dorsum sellae, as well as the petrous ridges.

Synonym(s): half axial view, half-axial projection, Towne view

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