Human palatal growth evaluated on medieval crania using nerve canal openings as references.

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The purpose of this investigation was to measure postnatal lengthening and widening of the hard palate by use of nerve canal openings as references. The relationship of the dentition to the greater palatine foramina was also investigated. Thirty-nine medieval dry skulls were examined, 22 from children and 17 from adults. All crania were photographed at a 1… (More)

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@article{Sejrsen1996HumanPG, title={Human palatal growth evaluated on medieval crania using nerve canal openings as references.}, author={Birgitte Sejrsen and Inger Kjaer and Janus Schou Jakobsen}, journal={American journal of physical anthropology}, year={1996}, volume={99 4}, pages={603-11} }