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Waters projection

Pronunciation: wa'terz

Definition: a posteroanterior radiographic view of the skull made with the orbitomeatal line at an angle of 37° from the plane of the film, to show the orbits and maxillary sinuses.

Synonym(s): occipitomental projection, Waters view

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