osteometry


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osteometry

[‚äs·tē′äm·ə·trē]
(anatomy)
The study of the size and proportions of the osseous system.
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This use of the method is of particular value in osteometry, as it enables the performance of additional measurements that cannot be easily performed using traditional measurement techniques.
Comparative morphometry of the lower lumbar vertebrae: osteometry in dry bones and computed tomography images of patients with and without low back pain.
Wiam, "Osteometry of the skull of one-humped camels, part I: immature animals, Italian," Journal of Anatomy and Embryology, vol.
The literature on the macroanatomical features of the skeletal system in African giant rat exists with work on some aspects of the osteometry and morphology of the neurocranium [9], pelvic limb [10], and forelimbs [11], but features of the vertebrae, ribs, and sternum remain unstudied in the African giant rats.
The one metacarpus is 236 mm in length and distally 50 mm in width (Figure 13(8)) and falls within the small Przewalskii horse metapodial osteometry (cf.
According to ultrasound osteometry data the average index of STI in the investigated patients was 55.4%.
Archaeozoology of groupers (Epinephelinae): identification, osteometry and keys to interpretation.
However, the nasal septum remains a much-neglected area of osteometry. (2,3)
Osteometry at muscle origin and insertion in sex determination, American Journal of Physical Anthropology (1988) 76:515-526.