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Table 6.

Reduced major axis regressions of relative bone height, thickness and curvature (arcsin transformed data) vs condylobasal skull length(N=45 dry skulls)

Intercept (95% C.I.)Slope (95% C.I.)r2 ± s.e.m.
D—V height/A—P length    
    Squamosal 0.15(0.09-0.19)* 0.0012(0.0009-0.0016)* 0.29±0.13 
    Zygomatic 0.25(0.17-0.33)* 0.0024(0.0018-0.0028)* 0.49±0.11 
M—L thickness/A—P length    
    Squamosal 0.38 (0.30-0.47) -0.00124 (-0.00177 to -0.00078) 0.06±0.05 
    Zygomatic 0.39 (0.16-0.43) -0.00076 (-0.00097 to-0.00075) 0.06±0.09 
Relative curvature    
    Squamosal 0.012(-0.013-0.031)*, 0.00053 (0.00042-0.00070) 0.34±0.11 
    Zygomatic 0.087(0.062-0.104)* 0.00056 (0.00045-0.00074) 0.23±0.11 
Intercept (95% C.I.)Slope (95% C.I.)r2 ± s.e.m.
D—V height/A—P length    
    Squamosal 0.15(0.09-0.19)* 0.0012(0.0009-0.0016)* 0.29±0.13 
    Zygomatic 0.25(0.17-0.33)* 0.0024(0.0018-0.0028)* 0.49±0.11 
M—L thickness/A—P length    
    Squamosal 0.38 (0.30-0.47) -0.00124 (-0.00177 to -0.00078) 0.06±0.05 
    Zygomatic 0.39 (0.16-0.43) -0.00076 (-0.00097 to-0.00075) 0.06±0.09 
Relative curvature    
    Squamosal 0.012(-0.013-0.031)*, 0.00053 (0.00042-0.00070) 0.34±0.11 
    Zygomatic 0.087(0.062-0.104)* 0.00056 (0.00045-0.00074) 0.23±0.11 

A, anterior; D, dorsal; L, lateral; M, medial; P, posterior; V,ventral.

*

No overlap of 95% confidence intervals for squamosal and zygomatic bones.

Not significantly different from 0.

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