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A device for measuring the human head.
- ‘The development of the Broadbent - Bolton cephalometer and the history of its evolution to common usage are familiar to all orthodontists.’
- ‘The nasion rest on the cephalometer used to expose the cephalometric radiographs was measured to assist in determining the magnification of the radiographic images.’
- ‘Lateral cephalograns were performed with the subject standing with his head in cephalometer in a natural head position and teeth in the intercuspal position.’
- ‘The invention of the Broadbent-Bolton cephalometer in 1925 made possible the collection of three-dimensional data from biorthogonal plain film head radiographs.’
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