Inheritance of tooth size in Australian aboriginals.

  title={Inheritance of tooth size in Australian aboriginals.},
  author={G C Townsend and Tyson Brown},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={48 3},
The purpose of this study was to clarify the question of inheritance of tooth size, with particular reference to the role of the sex chromosomes. Data were obtained from the dental casts of Aboriginals living at Yuendumu in the Northern Territory of Australia, who had participated in a longitudinal growth study extending over 20 years. The compilation and verification of comprehensive genealogical records gathered over a number of years enabled the analysis of family data. Product-moment… CONTINUE READING

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