Age Determination in Macaque Fetuses and Neonates

  • L. L. Newell-Morris
Part of the Advances in Primatology book series (AIPR)


Pediatricians have repeatedly stressed the need for accurate assessment of gestational age in the human fetus and newborn to ascertain neonatal risk, to permit age-controlled studies of neonatal physiology, and to provide baseline data for the developmental testing of preterm infants (Usher, McLean and Scott, 1966; Finnstrom, 1972).


Rhesus Monkey Human Fetus Maturational Index Skeletal Maturation Pigtail Macaque 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. L. Newell-Morris
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  1. 1.Departments of Anthropology and OrthodonticsUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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