volume 24, issue 3, P209-213 2019
DOI: 10.17986/blm.2019252273
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Şükriye Deniz Mutluay, Memduha Gülhal Bozkır

Abstract: Objectives: Estimating stature from long extremity bones, such as femur, humerus, is commonly usedduring forensic examinations. The aim of this study is to estimate stature by anthropometric measurements of right and left-hands second (2D) and fourth digit (4D) lengths. Method:The sample group consisted of 140 young adults, 70 male and 70 females (aged 21-19 years), whose 2D and 4D lengths were measured (using digital vernier caliper) of their left and right hands. One measurement was taken directly from…

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