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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We aimed to establish a practical method to evaluate skeletal age using cervical vertebrae.
Skeletal age can be obtained with the help of the appearance and fusion of ossification centers, closure of cranial sutures, and changes associated with pubic symphysis.
A recent study by Beit et al23 concluded that assessment of age-dependent changes in the cervical spine offers no advantage over chronologic age, in either assessing skeletal age or predicting the pubertal growth spurt.
Ectocranial suture closure: a revised method for the determination of skeletal age at death based on the lateral anterior sutures.
Studies in use of the Greulich-Pyle skeletal age method to assess criminal liability.
Among the topics are forensic archaeology and taphonomy, skeletal age, ancestry, dental analysis, perimortem trauma and thermal destruction, and DNA analysis in forensic anthropology.
8] Standard radiographs of the left wrist are widely used for assessment of skeletal age, although they may vary depending on ethnic origin.
Skeletal age assessment from elbow radiographs Review of the literature.
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).
Stages of development can be assessed through a number of different growth indicators, including chronological age, dental development, height/weight, secondary sexual characteristics and skeletal age.