Morphometric modelling of ageing in the human pubic symphysis: sexual dimorphism in an Australian population.

  title={Morphometric modelling of ageing in the human pubic symphysis: sexual dimorphism in an Australian population.},
  author={Nicolene Lottering and Mikaela S Reynolds and Donna M MacGregor and Matthew Meredith and Laura S. Gregory},
  journal={Forensic science international},
Despite the prominent use of the pubic symphysis for age estimation in forensic anthropology, little has been documented regarding the quantitative morphological and micro-architectural changes of this surface. Specifically, utilising post-mortem computed tomography data from a large, contemporary Australian adult population, this study aimed to evaluate sexual dimorphism in the morphology and bone composition of the symphyseal surface; and temporal characterisation of the pubic symphysis in… CONTINUE READING


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