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By Bradley J. Adams PhD, Pamela J. Crabtree PhD (auth.)

Forensic scientists operating with human skeletal continues to be needs to be in a position to differentiate among human and non-human bones. Comparative Skeletal Anatomy: A Photographic Atlas for medical experts, Coroners, Forensic Anthropologists, and Archaeologists fills a void within the literature via supplying a finished photographic consultant of either human and non-human bones that's beneficial to these operating within the fields of archaeology or the forensic sciences. This quantity is a photographic atlas of universal animal bones and is the 1st to concentration relatively on either human and animal osteology. all through this groundbreaking textual content, animal bones are photographed along the corresponding human bone, permitting the reader to monitor dimension and form diversifications. The objective of this advisor is to aid skilled archaeologists and forensic scientists distinguish human continues to be from universal animal species, together with horses, cows, goats, rabbits, chickens, geese, sheep, and pigs, between others. entire and well timed, Comparative Skeletal Anatomy: A Photographic Atlas for medical experts, Coroners, Forensic Anthropologists, and Archaeologists is certain to develop into a vital reference for all forensic scientists and archeologists operating with human skeletal is still.

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A human right tibia (medial view) is compared to a bear's right tibia (medial view).

Human vs Horse 25 Fig. 2-16. A human axis (C2) is compared to a horse's axis (C2). Both views are lateral. The cervical vertebrae generally reflect the length of the animal 's neck. Note how much longer the horse's axis is when compared to the human axis. Fig. 2-17. The human sternum (anterior view) is compared to one of the horse's sternabrae . 26 Adams and Crabtree Fig. 2-18. A horse's right metacarpus and metatarsus (dorsal views) are shown on the left. The horse 's right metacarpus (volar view) and right metatarsus (plantar view) are shown on the right.

4-01. A human right humerus (anterior view) is compared to a bear's right humerus (cranial view). The lateral epicondylar crest (proximal to the lateral epicondyle) is well developed in the bear, as is the deltoid tuberosity. Human vs Bear 47 Fig. 4-02. A humanright humerus (posterior view) is compared to a bear's righthumerus (caudal view). 48 Adams and Crabtree Fig. 4-03. A human right radius (anterior view) is compared to a bear's right radius (caudal view). Human skeletons are oriented with the palms forward, so that the radius and ulna are not crossed.

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