Assessment of craniometric traits in South Indian dry skulls for sex determination.

@article{Ramamoorthy2016AssessmentOC,
  title={Assessment of craniometric traits in South Indian dry skulls for sex determination.},
  author={Balakrishnan Ramamoorthy and Mangala M. Pai and Latha Venkatraya Prabhu and B V Muralimanju and Rajalakshmi Rai},
  journal={Journal of forensic and legal medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={37},
  pages={8-14}
}
The skeleton plays an important role in sex determination in forensic anthropology. The skull bone is considered as the second best after the pelvic bone in sex determination due to its better retention of morphological features. Different populations have varying skeletal characteristics, making population specific analysis for sex determination essential. Hence the objective of this investigation is to obtain the accuracy of sex determination using cranial parameters of adult skulls to the… CONTINUE READING