Original research article sexual dimorphism of human crania – An osteometric analysis

Anadi Gupta, Tanuj Kanchan, Raghvendra Singh Shekhawat, Kewal Krishan

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Estimation of sex from skeletal remains is a challenging task for the forensic experts. The aim of the present research was to study the sex differences in human crania based on osteometric analysis. The study was conducted on a total of 118 human crania. It was observed that the Maximum Cranial Length, Inter Orbital Breadth, Biorbital Breadth, Maxillo Alveolar Breadth, Maxillo Alveolar Length, Bizygomatic Breadth and NasionProsthion Length are the parameters which are statistically significant and better determinants of sex than the other parameters taken into consideration. Maximum Cranial Breadth and Orbital Height are observed to be poor determinants of sex.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalAnil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
Volume18
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2017
Externally publishedYes

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  • Toxicology

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Gupta, Anadi ; Kanchan, Tanuj ; Shekhawat, Raghvendra Singh ; Krishan, Kewal. / Original research article sexual dimorphism of human crania – An osteometric analysis. In: Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology. 2017 ; Vol. 18, No. 2. pp. 1-10.
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Original research article sexual dimorphism of human crania – An osteometric analysis. / Gupta, Anadi; Kanchan, Tanuj; Shekhawat, Raghvendra Singh; Krishan, Kewal.

In: Anil Aggrawal's Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Vol. 18, No. 2, 01.01.2017, p. 1-10.

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