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

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 371-372

Keywords : : Anthropometry; foramen magnum; Opisthion; Basion;

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" 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. "

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