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Pooja Kumari Verma
Mrinal Biswas
Pawan Kumar Mahato


Bicondylar breadth, Bigonial breadth, Angle of the mandible, Symphyseal height, Mandibular length


Background: The human mandible is an essential part of the craniofacial complex and plays a crucial role in several physiological activities including chewing, speaking, and facial appearance.

Aim: The aim of this study was to measure and analyze various mandibular parameters.

Materials & methods: The present study was approved by the Institutional Ethics Committee. This study was an observational study. This study was conducted in the Department of Anatomy, Index Medical College, Malwanchal University.

Results: This study examines one group and uses the mandibular ramus and foramen to determine sex reliability. These parameters were calculated using the distance between the structures. Anthropologists and medicolegal workers examine skeletal remains to identify people. Given a bone fragment, the shape and size can reveal the person's gender or age. The bone must be entire for this. The gender of the participants was determined using many measurements.

Conclusion: The present study concludes that the gonial angle, bigonial width, ramus height, bicondylar breadth, lower jaw length and when combined with physical traits, these metrical parameters may help identify mandible gender.

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