Figure Comparisons of the Sexes

Figure Profile Comparison of Sexes (Plate 52).

The different profile characteristics of the sexes at fourteen years of age have been tabulated under their separate headings


Ovoid head, with oblique line of jaw.

Small slanting ears.

Long front neck (see line E, F, on diagram C).

Ovoid shape of thorax (at C).

Oblique parallel lines A, A, across abdomen, and gluteus mass, affecting the standing position.

Slightly shorter upper limb.

Larger knee relatively and plumper.

Short lower leg tapering to ankle.

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