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a.1.(Anat.) Of, relating to, or characterized by, platycnemism.
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Marked sexual dimorphism in stature, and temporal trends in subadult growth profiles, are described by Redfern, while little temporal change in skeletal form, as expressed by cranial shape (cranial index) and the degree of flattening of lower limb bone shafts (platymeric and platycnemic indices) is reported by Connell on metrical analyses.
The index more commonly recorded in the literature for the tibial shaft is the platycnemic index (correlated in this data set with the midshaft index at r = .