The Juvenile Skeleton

The Juvenile Skeleton

by Louise Scheuer, Sue Black
     
 

ISBN-10: 0121028216

ISBN-13: 9780121028213

Pub. Date: 08/24/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The identification of even the smallest human fetal bone can be vital to the success of a criminal investigation or to the identification of the deceased. This book examines every bone in the human body from its earliest embryological stage through to maturity and is profusely illustrated with superb bone drawings at every stage of development. The ability to

Overview

The identification of even the smallest human fetal bone can be vital to the success of a criminal investigation or to the identification of the deceased. This book examines every bone in the human body from its earliest embryological stage through to maturity and is profusely illustrated with superb bone drawings at every stage of development. The ability to identify every component of the developing skeleton is of core relevance not only to the forensic profession but also to clinicians, skeletal biologists and physical anthropologists.

KEY FEATURES:
• Identifies every component of the developing skeleton
• Provides detailed analysis of juvenile skeletal remains and the development of bone as a tissue
• Summarizes key morphological stages in the development of every bone

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780121028213
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
08/24/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Juvenile Skeletal Remains
Bone Development
Early Embryonic Development
The Head and Neck
The Dentition
Vertebral Column
Thorax
Pectoral Girdle
Upper Limb
Pelvic Girdle
Lower Limb

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