cephalometer

[ sef-uh-lom-i-ter ]

noun
  1. an instrument for measuring the human head.

Origin of cephalometer

1
First recorded in1875–80; cephalo- + -meter

Other words from cephalometer

  • ceph·a·lo·met·ric [sef-uh-loh-me-trik], /ˌsɛf ə loʊˈmɛ trɪk/, adjective

Words Nearby cephalometer

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

British Dictionary definitions for cephalometer

cephalometer

/ (ˌsɛfəˈlɒmɪtə) /


noun
  1. an instrument for positioning the human head for X-ray examination in cephalometry

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012