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Superior AKA
Caranial
Ventral AKA
Anterior
Dorsal AKA
Posterior
Inferior AKA
Caudal
Basic answers that can be obtained from a skeleton: (9)
1.human?
2.recent/prehistorical?
3.how many individuals?
4.sex
5.age
6.size
7.population affinity
8.signs of the cause of death
information that can determined from sarp force trauma?
1.Type of weapon
2.Weapon's individula characteristics
3.Foree used
4.Direction of attack
5.Handedness of atacker
6.Hieght of attachek
information that can determined from blunt force trauma?
1.Identification via scratchonsurfeace of bone
2.Fracture patern can lead to determination of weapon
What are the two types of sharp force trama and what are their characteristics?
1.incised- where length>depth
2.penetrating- where length<depth
What type of information can be obtained from incised wounds?
1.no paternof weapon
2.associated from defence wound
3.less likely to be fatal
What type of information can be obtained from incised wounds?
1.patern of weapon may be determined
2.less likely to be fatal
3.tip of weapon may be in bone
4.force can be estimated
5.can be fatal
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal femur?
humans have a distinct bulbouse head while animals do not
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal scapula?
humans have a hook-loke coracoid while animals have no sucj overhang
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal calcaneous?
in animals, the calcaneus has an overhang, while in animals is does not
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal mandible?
humans have a full jaw, while animals ahve a longer extentionof the jaw, and is smoother and in tow pieces
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal pelvic bone?
human pelvices are in two distinct peices, wherase animals have one large bone
Superior AKA
Caranial
Ventral AKA
Anterior
Dorsal AKA
Posterior
Inferior AKA
Caudal
Basic answers that can be obtained from a skeleton: (9)
1.human?
2.recent/prehistorical?
3.how many individuals?
4.sex
5.age
6.size
7.population affinity
8.signs of the cause of death
information that can determined from sarp force trauma?
1.Type of weapon
2.Weapon's individula characteristics
3.Foree used
4.Direction of attack
5.Handedness of atacker
6.Hieght of attachek
information that can determined from blunt force trauma?
1.Identification via scratchonsurfeace of bone
2.Fracture patern can lead to determination of weapon
What are the two types of sharp force trama and what are their characteristics?
1.incised- where length>depth
2.penetrating- where length<depth
What type of information can be obtained from incised wounds?
1.no paternof weapon
2.associated from defence wound
3.less likely to be fatal
What type of information can be obtained from incised wounds?
1.patern of weapon may be determined
2.less likely to be fatal
3.tip of weapon may be in bone
4.force can be estimated
5.can be fatal
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal femur?
humans have a distinct bulbouse head while animals do not
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal scapula?
humans have a hook-loke coracoid while animals have no sucj overhang
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal calcaneous?
in animals, the calcaneus has an overhang, while in animals is does not
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal mandible?
humans have a full jaw, while animals ahve a longer extentionof the jaw, and is smoother and in tow pieces
What are the distinguishing characteristics between a human and animal pelvic bone?
human pelvices are in two distinct peices, wherase animals have one large bone