Development of the palatal size in Pan troglodytes, Hominids and Homo sapiens.

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As the hard palate plays an important role in speech production it was the aim of this study whether similarities or dissimilarities in palatal size may allow conclusions about the ability to produce speech in the extant investigated species. The palatal size of Pan troglodytes, Homo sapiens, Australopithecus afarensis, Australopithecus africanus… (More)

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@article{Arnold2004DevelopmentOT, title={Development of the palatal size in Pan troglodytes, Hominids and Homo sapiens.}, author={Wolfgang Arnold and Axel Zoellner and Tracy Sebastian}, journal={Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft}, year={2004}, volume={186 5-6}, pages={511-20} }