Metopism


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Metopism

 

in anthropology, the persistence in an adult human of the embryonic suture that divides the frontal squama into right and left halves. (Usually the suture becomes overgrown at the end of the second year of life.)

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Uryson, M. I. “Metopizm u cheloveka.” Sovetskaia antropologiia, 1959, vol. 3, no. 1.
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Thus it is obvious that the incidence of metopism is gradually on rise in the South Indian states & the state of U.
Incidence of metopism is much less as compared to the incidence of incomplete metopic suture.
Woo, Ju-Kong: Racial & sexual differences in the frontal curvature and its relation to metopism.
Castilho SMA, Oda YJ Santana GDM: Metopism in adult skulls from Southern Brazil, Int J Morphol, 2006; 24 (1): 61-66.
71%) of brachicranics was obtained among the skulls with incomplete metopism and a small percentage of 20% (1/5) had complete metopism.
According to the international standards reported in the scientific literature it is concluded that the index of metopism found is within the global patterns and above those described for another Brazilian region.
Metopism in Bedouin crania from the Negev of Israel.