Definition of cephalometry in English:

cephalometry

noun

Medicine
  • Measurement and study of the proportions of the head and face, especially during development and growth.

    • ‘Our objective was to determine whether baseline polysomnography, cephalometry, and anthropometry data could predict uvulopalatopharyngoplasty success or failure.’
    • ‘Clinical predictors, cephalometry, and computerized tomography have been used with varying results.’
    • ‘Compared with 24 healthy subjects, the patients had receded mandibles, long lower faces, and downward development of the mandible on lateral cephalometry.’

Pronunciation:

cephalometry

/ˌsefəˈlämətrē/