Relationship between tooth and long bone size.

  title={Relationship between tooth and long bone size.},
  author={Christopher L B Lavelle},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={46 3},
Canonical correlations between tooth and long bone dimensions showed a greater correlation for Anglo-Saxons and apes than for Nineteenth Century Londoners, i.e., coefficients of 0.75 for gorilla, 0.72 for chimpanzee, 0.69 for orang-utans, 0.74 for Anglo-Saxons, but 0.53 for Nineteenth Century Londoners. Although based upon limited sample sizes and limited metrical profiles of teeth and long bones, the data support the thesis that modern Europeans are under reduced selection pressure to maintain… CONTINUE READING

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