A Preliminary Osteological Analysis of the University of Missouri Anatomy Osteology Collection
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The University of Missouri Anatomy Osteology Collection consists of 97 human skeletons used extensively for anatomy-based education and research. Despite the size and utility of the collection, no information regarding the demographics of the collection has previously been available. Using standard osteological techniques, a preliminary investigation was initiated to ascertain the sex, age at death, and degree of preservation of each specimen in the collection.