an instrument for measuring the human head.
an instrument for positioning the human head for X-ray examination in cephalometry
cephalometer ceph·a·lom·e·ter (sěf’ə-lŏm’ĭ-tər)
An instrument used to position the head for measurement and radiographic examination. Also called cephalostat.
the science of measuring the human head, used especially in plastic surgery and orthodontics. noun measurement of the dimensions of the human head by radiography: used mainly in orthodontics measurement of the dimensions of the fetal head by radiography or ultrasound cephalometry ceph·a·lom·e·try (sěf’ə-lŏm’ĭ-trē) n. The scientific measurement of the bones of the cranium and […]
cephalomotor ceph·a·lo·mo·tor (sěf’ə-lō-mō’tər) adj. Relating to the movements of the head.
the head, especially of an arthropod. Historical Examples
the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. 287 sq. mi. (743 sq. km). Historical Examples noun a mountainous island in the Ionian Sea, the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. Pop: 36 404 (2001). Area: 935 sq km (365 sq miles) Modern Greek name Kephallinía