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An Introduction to Human Evolutionary Anatomy
An Introduction to the Fossil Record, Classification and Phylogenetic Reconstruction. Anatomical Nomenclature. The Microanatomy of Muscle and Bone. The Bones of the Skull. The Comparative Anatomy ofExpand
Variation in modern human enamel formation times.
  • D. Reid, M. Dean
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of human evolution
  • 1 March 2006
New longitudinal data derived from a histological analysis of tooth enamel suggest fewer differences between samples and smaller ranges of variation than in many radiographic studies and present a more realistic picture of worldwide variation in enamel formation times. Expand
Brief communication: the timing of linear hypoplasias on human anterior teeth.
  • D. Reid, M. Dean
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1 September 2000
Little if any visible surface enamel is likely to form before the end of the first year after birth in any anterior tooth type, and no relation exists between tooth crown height and the total time taken to form enamel. Expand
Re-evaluation of the age at death of immature fossil hominids
It is shown for the first time that Plio-Pleistocene hominids had markedly abbreviated growth periods relative to modern man, similar to those of the modern great apes. Expand
Histological study on the chronology of the developing dentition in gorilla and orangutan
This study considers problems in defining stages of tooth development in radiographs of developing ape dentitions and provides data on tooth chronology in Pongo pygmaeus and Gorilla gorilla by using histological methods of analysis. Expand
How Neanderthal molar teeth grew
The timing of molar crown and root completion in Neanderthals matches those known for modern humans but that a more complex enamel–dentine junction morphology and a late peak in root extension rate sets them apart. Expand
New fossils from Koobi Fora in northern Kenya confirm taxonomic diversity in early Homo
Three newly discovered fossils are reported on that clarify the anatomy and taxonomic status of KNM-ER 1470 and confirm the presence of two contemporary species of early Homo, in addition to Homo erectus, in the early Pleistocene of eastern Africa. Expand
Increasing human tooth length between birth and 5.4 years.
This method provides an easy, quantitative and objective measure of dental formation appropriate for use by archeologists and anthropologists. Expand
Molar development in common chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).
Comparison of comparative data on nonhuman primate incremental development demonstrates that developmental variation among cusp and molar types should be considered during interpretations and comparisons of small samples of fossil hominins and hominoids. Expand
A comparative study of cross striation spacings in cuspal enamel and of four methods of estimating the time taken to grow molar cuspal enamel in Pan, Pongo and Homo.
  • M. Dean
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Journal of human evolution
  • 1 October 1998
The results of this study suggest that any one of the methods outlined here may give equivalent estimates of cuspal enamel formation if suitable incremental markings exist in the region being studied. Expand