The Juvenile Skeleton by Louise Scheuer

The Juvenile Skeleton

byLouise Scheuer, Sue BlackEditorLouise Scheuer

Hardcover | August 10, 2004

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The identification of even the smallest human fetal bone can be vital to the success of a criminal investigation or to the identification of the deceased. This book examines every bone in the human body from its earliest embryological stage through to maturity and is profusely illustrated with superb bone drawings at every stage of development. The ability to identify every component of the developing skeleton is of core relevance not only to the forensic profession but also to clinicians, skeletal biologists and physical anthropologists.

  • Identifies every component of the developing skeleton
  • Provides detailed analysis of juvenile skeletal remains and the development of bone as a tissue
  • Summarizes key morphological stages in the development of every bone

About The Author

Louise Scheuer teaches anatomy and dental anatomy to undergraduates, and forensic and archaeological osteology at the postgraduate level at various medical schools thoughout London. She holds degrees in zoology and anatomy, and is particularly interested are in the developmental anatomy of the juvenile skeletons, the biology of past pe...
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Title:The Juvenile SkeletonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:485 pages, 10.31 × 7.56 × 0.98 inPublished:August 10, 2004Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0121028216

ISBN - 13:9780121028213

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Juvenile Skeletal Remains Bone Development Early Embryonic Development The Head and Neck The Dentition Vertebral Column Thorax Pectoral Girdle Upper Limb Pelvic Girdle Lower Limb

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"An invaluable reference...amazing use of detailed illustrations and descriptions..."
?Kirk A. McCullough, University of Kansas Medical Center for DOODY'S