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[mass noun] Measurement and study of the proportions of the head and face, especially during development and growth.
- ‘Compared with 24 healthy subjects, the patients had receded mandibles, long lower faces, and downward development of the mandible on lateral cephalometry.’
- ‘Clinical predictors, cephalometry, and computerized tomography have been used with varying results.’
- ‘Our objective was to determine whether baseline polysomnography, cephalometry, and anthropometry data could predict uvulopalatopharyngoplasty success or failure.’
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