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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2016, Volume : 9, Issue : 11
First page : ( 1867) Last page : ( 1868)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00381.4

Sexual dimorphism of foramen magnum using South Indian dry skulls

Geethika B.1,*, Dr.  Thenmozhi2

1BDS-I, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai

2Head of Department, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai

*Corresponding Author E-mail: geethbaabs@icloud.com

Online published on 2 March, 2017.


Sexual dimorphism plays an inevitable role in the field of forensics. Previous studies done have shown foramen magnum to show significant morphometric difference with sexual difference but it varies from race to race. This study aims to contribute to the existing evidence for better knowledge.



Foramen magnum, sexual dimorphism, forensics, South Indian skulls.


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