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Ala-tragus line

Line that runs from the winged flare of the nostril (ala) to the opening of the ear (tragus)

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Anterioposterior plane

A forward backward plane that is aligned with a specific landmark

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Cassette

A protective film holder container with two intensifying screen

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Edentulous

Without teeth

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Extraoral radiographs

X-ray taken outside of the mouth

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Frankfort plane

A horizontal line from the upper margin of the ear to the lower margin of the eye orbit

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Intensifying screen

Screen used to expose sheet film to light when activated by radiation

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Lateral

From the side

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Midsagittal plane

A horizontal line perpendicular (at a right angle) to the floor. This line divides the body into two equal parts: right and left halves.

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Panoramic radiography

An image of the maxillAry and mandibulary arches