Corpus ID: 218679954

Sex determination in a Brazilian sample from cranial morphometric parameters - a preliminary study.

  title={Sex determination in a Brazilian sample from cranial morphometric parameters - a preliminary study.},
  author={Carlo Gaetano Sassi and Alicia Picapedra and R {\'A}lvarez-Vaz and Cristhiane Martins Schmidt and Viviane Ulbricht and Eduardo Daruge J{\'u}nior and Luiz Francesquini J{\'u}nior},
  journal={The Journal of forensic odonto-stomatology},
  volume={1 38},
Sex determination, which is based on the existence of dimorphism between specimens of the same species, plays an important role in the process of human identification. In the absence of pelvic elements, the skull appears to be the best sex indicator, and can also be submitted to quantitative or metric assessments. Eleven measurements were taken for this study, four in the sagittal plane and seven in the horizontal, in two groups of 186 skulls each, with 101 from males and 85 from females for… Expand


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