Metric characteristics of the canine dental complex in prenatally androgenized female rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).

@article{Zingeser1978MetricCO,
  title={Metric characteristics of the canine dental complex in prenatally androgenized female rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).},
  author={M R Zingeser and Charles H. Phoenix},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={1978},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={187-92}
}
Permanent maxillary canine teeth (C1) are appreciably larger in males than in females in most nonhominid Anthropoidea. Mandibular canines (C1) and mandibular first premolars (P3), against which C1 are sharpened in honing behavior, reflect commensurate sexual dimorphism. These three teeth constitute the canine dental complex. The canine complex crown metrics… CONTINUE READING