endocast


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endocast

[′en·dō‚kast]
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While the overall endocast volume is in the 750-775 cc range, the organization is definitely more modern than that of australopithecines.
Although small in size, LBI's endocast displays a humanlike shape, Falk asserted.
The endocasts revealed a large and surprising swelling of the frontal lobe, together with other anatomical features suggestive of higher thinking processes.
Although small in size, LB1's endocast displays a humanlike shape, Falk asserted.
After rotting and erosion of the rind, fragments of rind and many seeds were left attached to a soft endocast of mud.
The dimples and bumps on endocasts are often ambiguous, however.
Guyer et al., "Early hominid brain evolution: a new look at old endocasts," Journal of Human Evolution, vol.
Reading those impressions called endocasts revealed for the first time the size, shape and structure of early mammalian brains.
In many respects, the Late Campanian Auca Mahuevo egg-bearing locality represents a unique paleontological setting that could be regarded as a Lagerstatte (Bottjer et al, 2002; Grellet-Tinner, 2005), as it has produced embryos in ovo (Chiappe et al., 2001), endocasts of the embryonic skin and MT (Chiappe et al., 1998; 2000; Grellet-Tinner, 2005).
The third synapomorphy uniting the clade is a long, straight intestine (43:0-1), although only in a few species can probable gut endocasts be seen.
Nineteen contributions are organized into sections on paleoprimatology, cranial morphology, comparative neurobiology and endocasts, postcranial morphology, and aspects of behavior and ecology.
Additional invertebrates include fragmented Chlamys, endocasts of Turritella, larger gastropods and wedge clams, and fragmented bryozoans and decapods.