endocast


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en·do·cast

 (ĕn′də-kăst′)
n.
2. A cast or impression of the interior of a cavity.

endocast

(ˈɛndəʊˌkɑːst)
n
a short form of endocranial cast
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Nonetheless, for many years, Broca's area was highlighted in any discussion of the evolution of language, because a well-defined, enlarged (and hence modern-like) Broca's area can be relatively securely identified on the surface of a fossil brain endocast (see discussion below).
Falk compared a cast of the cranium's inner surface, or endocast, obtained from the partial hobbit skeleton LB1 with endocasts from modern humans and from other fossil skulls in the human evolutionary, or hominid, family.
Scientists used computer tomography (CT) scans of the creature's skull to create a three dimensional virtual model of the surface of its brain, called an endocast.
Falk compared a cast of the cranium's inner surface, or endocast, obtained from the partial hobbit skeleton LB1 to endocasts from both modern humans and from other fossil skulls in the human evolutionary family, called hominids for short.
For instance, a cast of the cranium's inner surface -- known as an endocast -- taken from the brain case of a 2-million-year-old H.
Originally, even Schaaffhausen was using a cast (Trinkaus & Shipman 1993: 49), and he had to ask Fuhlrott's permission to mould an endocast (Schaaffhausen 1863).
9 (ANI): A research team led by anthropologist Ralph Holloway at Columbia University has compared brain scans and internal casts, or endocasts of skulls from children affected with dwarfism with unaffected children, and found hobbits to be stunted humans.
Reading those impressions called endocasts revealed for the first time the size, shape and structure of early mammalian brains.
The third synapomorphy uniting the clade is a long, straight intestine (43:0-1), although only in a few species can probable gut endocasts be seen.
Nineteen contributions are organized into sections on paleoprimatology, cranial morphology, comparative neurobiology and endocasts, postcranial morphology, and aspects of behavior and ecology.
Additional invertebrates include fragmented Chlamys, endocasts of Turritella, larger gastropods and wedge clams, and fragmented bryozoans and decapods.