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By Adams, Bradley J.; Santucci, Gina; Crabtree, Pam J

This is a photographic atlas of universal animal bones, designed to be used by way of the forensic scientist or archaeologist. This quantity is the 1st to concentration relatively on either human and animal osteology. It positive factors greater than three hundred illustrations of skeletons. all through, animal bones are photographed along the corresponding human bone, permitting the reader to watch measurement and form variations.

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In humans, the greatest length lies between the superior and inferior borders. Human vs Cow 41 Fig. 3-12. A human left innominate (lateral view) is compared to cow's left innominate (lateral view). 42 Adams and Crabtree Fig. 3-13. A human left pelvis (medial view) is compared to a cow's left pelvis (medial view). ~ ~ Fig. 3-14. Human left talus and calcaneus (superior views) compared to cow's left astragalus (plantar view) and calcaneus (dorsal view) . The human talus has a distinctive head, while the cow's astragalus has the "double pulley" form that is typical of all artiodactyls (even-toed ungulates) .

In humans, the greatest length lies between the superior and inferior borders. Human vs Cow 41 Fig. 3-12. A human left innominate (lateral view) is compared to cow's left innominate (lateral view). 42 Adams and Crabtree Fig. 3-13. A human left pelvis (medial view) is compared to a cow's left pelvis (medial view). ~ ~ Fig. 3-14. Human left talus and calcaneus (superior views) compared to cow's left astragalus (plantar view) and calcaneus (dorsal view) . The human talus has a distinctive head, while the cow's astragalus has the "double pulley" form that is typical of all artiodactyls (even-toed ungulates) .

I>- o Fig. 3-11. Human left scapula (posterior view) compared to the cow's left scapula (lateral view). The acromion process is well developed in humans; it is very small in the cow and other ruminant artiodactyls. The greatest length of the cow's scapula (and the scapulas of most other mammals) extends from the glenoid cavity to the dorsal border (parallel to the scapular spine). This is not the case in humans. In humans, the greatest length lies between the superior and inferior borders. Human vs Cow 41 Fig.

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