Principles of Physical Age Estimation

Sue Black, George Maat

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAge Estimation in the Living
Subtitle of host publicationthe practioner's guide
EditorsSue Black, Jason Payne-James, Anil Aggrawal
Place of PublicationChichester
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9780470519677
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2010


  • Age evaluation in the living - to become a robust judicial tool
  • Age of emergence of last deciduous molar - signaling end of infancy and time when infant becomes maternally independent
  • Enhanced rate of fetal growth - insatiable requirement for a nutrient source
  • Infancy, period in which the child - shows rapid growth velocity of any of the postnatal stages
  • Intra-uterine growth and development
  • Period of human life span, process of inadequate - and ever decreasing normal growth processes
  • Physical age estimation principles
  • Prenatal growth, influenced by child's genetic composition
  • Process of assigning biological age, approximating - to chronological age of individual
  • University of Iowa Child Welfare Research Station - one of the first longitudinal studies implemented

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences

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