A comparative study of cranial growth in Homo and Macaca.

  title={A comparative study of cranial growth in Homo and Macaca.},
  author={Herman S. Duterloo and Donald H. Enlow},
  journal={The American journal of anatomy},
  volume={127 4},
This study deals with the postnatal growth and remodeling changes that take place in the cranial bones of Macaca mulatta. Multiple ground sections were prepared throughout each component bone from the calvaria and cranial floor of young, rapidly growing specimens having primary or mixed dentition. These sections were then analyzed for (1) the different types of inward-growing and outward-growing bone tissues present, and ( 2 ) the distribution of resorptive and depository periosteal and… CONTINUE READING
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