AbstractsBiology & Animal Science

Thoracic index in the negro

by Charles Bradford Rodes

Institution: University of Missouri – Columbia
Year: 1905
Record ID: 1556688
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/15481


The following investigations were undertaken in order to determine the thoracic index, (i. e. the ratio of the antero-posterior to the transverse diameter) according to age and sex in the Negro, by means of a series of measurements made upon the living body. In addition, a number of observations were made to determine the character of the thoracic index in the embryo and foetus, (independent of race).