By Leslie Aiello
An anthropologist and an anatomist have mixed their abilities during this e-book to supply scholars and study employees with the necessities of anatomy and the potential to use those to investigations into hominid shape and serve as. utilizing uncomplicated ideas and correct bones, conclusions may be reached concerning the possible musculature, stance, mind dimension, age, weight, and intercourse of a selected fossil specimen. this type of deductions that are attainable are illustrated by means of reference again to modern apes and people, and a coherent photo of the background of hominid evolution seems. Written in a transparent and concise kind and wonderfully illustrated, An advent to Human Evolutionary Anatomy is a easy reference for all keen on human evolution in addition to a helpful spouse to either laboratory sensible classes and new study utilizing fossil skeletons
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5). These tubercles mark muscular torus FIGURE 4-5 Genial tubercles ] U **° Posterior view of the mandible. attachments for the genioglossus and geniohyoid muscles and often have adjacent hollows associated with them. "Two faint bars of bone run horizontally around the inside of the chin, the superior and inferior transverse tori. These tori are not usually very promi nent in modern human mandibles. The 35 AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN EVOLUTIONARY superior transverse torus runs just above the genial tubercles and the inferior transverse torus just above the digastric fossae.
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These mark the most anterior attachment of the temporalis muscle. ) Internally, the frontal bone, like the parietal bone, is marked by grooves for meningeal vessels and pits for arachnoid granulations (the sites where cerebrospinal fluid ( C S F ) returns to the venous sinuses of the intracranial region; see Chapter 9). As well as these markings there is a mid-line groove on the inner surface of the frontal bone for the superior sagittal sinus (see Chapter 9). Anteriorly this groove becomes a crest, the frontal crest (Fig.
An Introduction to Human Evolutionary Anatomy by Leslie Aiello