Frequency variations of discrete cranial traits in major human populations. II. Hypostotic variations.

@article{Hanihara2001FrequencyVO,
  title={Frequency variations of discrete cranial traits in major human populations. II. Hypostotic variations.},
  author={Tsunehiko Hanihara and Hajime Ishida},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={2001},
  volume={198 Pt 6},
  pages={707-25}
}
Five discrete hypostotic cranial traits, tympanic dehiscence, ovale-spinosum confluence, metopism, transverse zygomatic suture vestige, and biasterionic suture, were investigated in 81 human population samples. Except for ovale-spinosum confluence, marked asymmetric occurrences of the bilateral traits were not detected in the majority of the samples. Significant intertrait association was observed mainly between the biasterionic suture and other sutural variations including accessory ossicles… CONTINUE READING

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