A Study of Length and Width of Foramen Magnum in North India
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Research Paper | Anatomy and Histology | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

A Study of Length and Width of Foramen Magnum in North India

Yogesh Yadav, Preeti Goswami

Introduction: Anthropometric study is very important in the identification of sex especially when the body has been destroyed as a result of physical injury. The aim of this study; therefore; is to determine the presence of sexual dimorphism in the foramen magnum of skulls of North India region.. The sample comprised 96 skulls; of these skulls 50 are males and 46 females. The result obtained demonstrated that significant sexual dimorphism is present in the cranial base of the said population.

Keywords: : Anthropometry, foramen magnum, Opisthion, Basion

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Pages: 371 - 372

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Yogesh Yadav, Preeti Goswami, "A Study of Length and Width of Foramen Magnum in North India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=2014257, Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, 371 - 372

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