Sex Estimation and Assessment

@inproceedings{Moore2013SexEA,
  title={Sex Estimation and Assessment},
  author={Megan K. Moore},
  year={2013}
}
This chapter investigates the various methods of sex estimation and assessment from human skeletal remains. The chapter begins with a short review of relevant terminology to distinguish commonly misused terms (e.g., gender vs. sex; assessment vs. estimation). Sexual dimorphism is discussed, including its etiology and a brief chronology of some of the dimorphic modifications that occur during human growth and development. A historical review demonstrates that visual sex assessment methods have… CONTINUE READING

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