bone age

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Noun1.bone age - a person's age measured by matching their bone development (as shown by X rays) with bone development of an average person of known chronological age
age - how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
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Among the topics are forensic archaeology and taphonomy, skeletal age, ancestry, dental analysis, perimortem trauma and thermal destruction, and DNA analysis in forensic anthropology.
Chronological age (CA) was calculated as the difference between date of birth and date of the hand-wrist radiograph which was used to assess skeletal age (SA).
Skeletal age determination based on the os pubis: a comparison of the Acsadi-Nemeskeri and Suchey-Brooks methods.
12] Hortz observed a greater degree of association between dental age and chronological age than between dental and skeletal age.
Their study, appropriately tentative, serves to underscore the importance of explaining skeletal age distributions through population processes documented in more recent human groups.
Outcomes examined in the boys were height, ratio of sitting height to height, body mass index, triceps skinfold thickness, ratio of subscapular to the sum of triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses, skeletal age, serum testosterone, and serum dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate.