Flashcards in Forensics Anthropology 💀🔍 Deck (14)
forensics anthro focus mostly on the study of _________ or ____________
why are osteologists important to forensics?
they have a big role in identifying the human remains after natural disasters or violent crimes
they also assist law enforcement when recognition is not possible at first glance
QUESTIONS ASKED BY FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGISTS
-are bones human?
-m or f?
-how did they die??
what hints the age of the victim?
-sutures of skull
-long arm leg bones
falls und r physical anthro field--> is made up 2 areas
-Forensics (science of crime investigation)
-Anthro (study of humans)
how many bones in an adult?
how many bones in a baby?
why do babies have more bones that adults
all their bones haven't fused together yet, they have not gone through ossification
predictable pattern in cartilage
bones fusing bones together
list two long bones that experience ossification
femur and humerus
which bone is one of the last to complete ossification?
the clavicle, which ossifies at age 25
how do forensic anthropologists determine the age of a child by teeth
number of deciduous vs permanent teeth
first permanent teeth occur by age...