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Table 2 Definitions of the variables for the description of the mandibular growth

From: Comparison of measurements of mandible growth using cone beam computed tomography and its synthesized cephalograms

Variable Description
Inter-marker distance Distance between two bony landmarks measured from CBCT data
Inter-marker distance error The differences between 3D and 2D inter-marker distance
Monthly distance change The difference in the inter-marker distances between the current and the previous month
Monthly distance change error The difference between the 3D and 2D monthly distance change