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1

Who collects the evidence?

SOCO - scene of crime officer-police

2

DVI - disaster victim indentification is for more than _ deaths

more than 2 deaths

3

What does a forensic anthropologist do?

examines skeletonised or partialy skeletonised remains

helps forensic pathologist identify the dead and determine COD

Reports to the coroner

4

reference skeletal collections can hep with identifying ___ but have limitations

gender

5

The wider female pelvis means the subpubic angle is ____

larger

6

A male cranium will be more _____

A male cranium will be more robust

7

Mandible morphology - males is more ___

square

8

Juvenile remains are before secondary sexual characteristics so cannot identify ____

gender

9

_____tissue undergoes predictable changes, and can be quantified and accurately correlated with skeletal ___

Osseous tissue undergoes predictable changes, and can be quantified and accurately correlated with skeletal age

10

The pubic symphyses undergoes metamorphosis which makes young adults identifiable by the ____ ____

large grooves

11

There is confidence in aging individuals below ___years

There is confidence in aging individuals below 30 years

12

30-40 year olds will tend to be ___-aged

over-aged

13

femur and tibia age good for estimating ____

height

14

bones will ___ from heat

shrink (up to 13%)