Anupama Deepak, Saravana Kumar
Anupama Deepak1, Dr. Saravana Kumar2
11st year BDS, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
2Senior Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Volume - 9,
Issue - 9,
Year - 2016
AIM: To analyse the anthropometric measurements of external ear among Tamilnadu population.
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to determine the mean values of different morphometric measurements from right and left ears of individuals of age group between 17-25 years using a vernier calliper.
BACKGROUND: Anthropometry refers to the measurement of living human body dimensions for the purpose of understanding human physical variation as it plays an important role in plastic surgery, prosthetics, and so on for data collection.In human, ear is the defining feature of face and its structure shows the signs of age and sex.
REASON: This study is to create awareness for the knowledge of people in determining the relationship of external ear measurements to the variations of the mean values among individuals..
Cite this article:
Anupama Deepak, Saravana Kumar. Anthropometric Measurements of External Ear. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2016; 9(9):1379-1381. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2016.00264.X