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Chapter-06 Age and Sex

BOOK TITLE: Textbook of Forensic Odontology

Author
1. Masthan KMK
ISBN
9788184486834
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10911_6
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2009
Pages
7
Author Affiliations
1. Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Karnataka, India, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil nadu, India
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Abstract

Estimation of age at death and determination of sex of the victim or remains are important guides that help in the process of identification. Teeth are among the most reliable tools in the process of identification of age, especially in the first and second decades. The medico legal importance of age, factors used for age determination using dentition and sex of the victim and other changes in the skull and markings have been dealt with.

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