Determination of sex by using the length of adult femur bones

R.Jagadish Rajkumaar and Thenmozhi M.S

Topic: Determination of sex by using the length of femur in Tamilnadu.

Aim : To do the study of determination of sex using dry femur bones.

Objective : To find the gender by identifying the length of femur bone.

Background : Identification of sex from skeleton is an important demographic assessment in medico legal investigations. Length of femur is an important and reliable skeletal element for sex determination. The present study aims at obtaining results from the length of femur. The length of femur which is taken as the maximum vertical distance between the upper end of head of femur and lowest point on femoral Condyle.

Reason: This will be helpful in solving forensic problem to some extent.

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