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osteometry

 [os″te-om´ĕ-tre]
measurement of the bones.

os·te·om·e·try

(os'tē-om'ĕ-trē),
The branch of anthropometry concerned with the relative size of the different parts of the skeleton.
[osteo- + G. metron, measurement]
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Osteometry of acromion process of adult Nigerians: clinical and forensic implications.
If the computed value was greater than the critical value for measuring the length of femur, osteometry is the method of choice.
Morphological analysis and osteometry of the foramen magnum of the one-humped camel (Camelus dromedarius).
Therefore, in view of the widespread clinical relevance the purpose of this study was to investigate the osteometry and morphology of the human fibula within a South African population group.
Osteometry. Despite the conventional use of the Body-Mass Index to determine the nutritional status of an individual, it is considered to be rather impractical in the aged (Auyeung et al.).
The statistically significant p values recorded for the comparison of sex with a number of osteometric parameters may suggest that male individuals generally present with larger fibular osteometry values (Table II).
Although the distances between the medial and postero-lateral margins, postero-lateral and postero-medial margins, base of talar facet and the angle between the postero-medial and antero-medial sides of the talar facet were markedly greater in Black individuals, larger fibular osteometry values appeared to be a characteristic in Caucasian individuals (Table II).
This may account for the ability of the fibula to withstand degenerative age-related changes that are generally a common phenomenon of long bone osteometry.
KEY WORDS: Osteometry; Red Sokoto goats; Regional Anaesthesia; Skull.
We had earlier reported clinical applications of the mandibular and maxillofacial osteometry of the West African Dwarf goat (Olopade & Onwuka, 2005, 2006).