PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

PHYSICAL - PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OSTEOLOGY/FORENSIC Forensic medical legal context All states follow Dowder Fry Rule Evidence(Report find present

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PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY/ OSTEOLOGY/FORENSIC Forensic: medical- legal context All states follow Dowder, Fry Rule Evidence (Report, find, present results) Archaeology: excavation, pat people and artifacts need to know excavation Forensic anthropologists work on human rights, casework, expert testimony, cemetery excavation/ reburials, research and teach Practical Applications include health and disease, recognize habitual activities, identify remains, recognize cause and manner of death, identify post mortem events *M.E declares death
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BONE BIOLOGY Bone is a dynamic tissue It is a living tissue Inorganic (calcified ) matrix 65% made up of calcium hydroxyapatite Organic matter – collagen, 35% of bone’s weight + cellular constituents
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Superior: top surface Inferior: underside Anterior: front (ventral) Posterior: back(dorsal) Proximal: closer to head Distal: farther from head Midline (midsagittal plane): spit to two Medial: towards midline Lateral: away from midline
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2010 for the course APY 348 taught by Professor Lisjak,r during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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PHYSICAL - PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OSTEOLOGY/FORENSIC Forensic medical legal context All states follow Dowder Fry Rule Evidence(Report find present

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