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International Journal of Anthropology

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 135–143 | Cite as

An anthropometric study of the ear in an adult population

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Abstract

A sample of 539 individuals, 188 males and 351 females from 35 to 93 years, from a rural area, were studied in order to show ear variability according to age and sex.

The characters analyzed were: maximum length and breadth, lobe type, and their possible asymmetries. The individuals were also searched for Darwin’s tubercle.

Key words

ear asymmetries Spain 

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© Editrice II Sedicesimo 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ruiz
    • 1
  1. 1.Departmento Antropologia. Fac. BiologiaUniversidad ComplutenseMadridEspaña

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