publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Craniometric Indices of Nigeria Skulls

Orish CN; Ibeachu PC;
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  • Published: 04 Jan 2016
Abstract
Introduction: Craniometric indices show the percentage relationship between different dimensions. It is an important parameter for classification of race and sex of individuals of unknown identity. This study was undertaken to determine the craniometric indices of gnathic, palatal, orbital, cranial and nasal indices of Nigerian skulls. Materials and Methods: One hundred adult dry skulls, (78 males, and 22 females) free from damage and deformities from eleven Departments of Anatomy in Nigerian Universities were used. Automatic digital and spreading callipers were used for the measurement. Data was analyzed with Graph Pad Prism 5.03. The mean, coefficient of varia...
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free text keywords: Gnathic Index, Palatal Index, Skull, Anthropometry, Forensic Medicine, 111717 Primary Health Care
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Craniometric Indices of Nigeria Skulls

Orish CN; Ibeachu PC;