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By Diane L. France

ISBN-10: 1439820430

ISBN-13: 9781439820438

Building at the good fortune, and holding the structure, of the best-selling Human and Nonhuman Bone id: a colour Atlas (ISBN: 978-1-4200-6286-1), Comparative Bone identity: Human Subadult to Nonhuman provides new pictures of human bones representing many states of maturation from neonate to twenty years outdated. It additionally extends the scope of the previous paintings by way of targeting the smaller bones of fetuses and younger people and evaluating them to bones of birds, reptiles, marine mammals, fish, and a frog that could be pressured with these of a subadult human.

The e-book starts with a bit on common osteology and explains the key anatomical transformations among people and different animals. the second one part compares human and nonhuman bones, labeled by means of form of bone, and contains many of the significant bones in people and nonhumans. The 3rd part offers skeletons inside of species.

Containing approximately 3,500 colour photos, the e-book presents examples of comparable bones in nonhuman species that could be harassed with the human bone in query. The bone photos also are taken from varied angles to reinforce specified understanding.

A useful comparative consultant to the diversities between species for almost all bones within the physique, this publication is a precious source for the laboratory or within the box. It makes use of a visible technique with annotations stating salient positive factors of the main typically came across bones, giving transparent examples to be used by means of legislations enforcement, medicolegal loss of life investigators, forensic anthropologists, scholars, and readers who desire to distinguish among human bones and people of the numerous animal species.

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