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Cephalic index A review

Karthikeyan Ramkumar Kumar, C. Sabarigirinathan.

Abstract
Index is a measuring scale on which the object under study is analysed .There are various index available in the field of medical science .The most common index known to the general population is the Body mass index (BMI).This index gives idea about the weight of person and its relationship to the height and help us to categories the individual into normal weight, under weight or obese. Cephalic index (CI) is a measuring tool by which the size of the skull is classified .The details required to calculate CI is the length and the breadth of the skull. The skull is classified into Dolichocephalic, Mesocephalic, Brachycephalic ,Hyperbrachycephalic and Ultrabrachycephalic .The CI has various application in the field of anthropology, Forensic medicine .This article discuss about the cephalic index briefly.

Key words: Cephalic index, Measuring cephalic index


 
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Kumar KR, Sabarigirinathan C. Cephalic index A review. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. 2019; 3(12): 857-860. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.cephalic-index


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Kumar KR, Sabarigirinathan C. Cephalic index A review. Int J Med Rev Case Rep. (2019), [cited February 24, 2020]; 3(12): 857-860. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.cephalic-index



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Kumar, K. R. & Sabarigirinathan, . C. (2019) Cephalic index A review. Int J Med Rev Case Rep, 3 (12), 857-860. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.cephalic-index



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Kumar, Karthikeyan Ramkumar, and C. Sabarigirinathan. 2019. Cephalic index A review. International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports, 3 (12), 857-860. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.cephalic-index



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Kumar, Karthikeyan Ramkumar, and C. Sabarigirinathan. "Cephalic index A review." International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports 3 (2019), 857-860. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.cephalic-index



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Kumar, Karthikeyan Ramkumar, and C. Sabarigirinathan. "Cephalic index A review." International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports 3.12 (2019), 857-860. Print. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.cephalic-index



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Kumar, K. R. & Sabarigirinathan, . C. (2019) Cephalic index A review. International Journal of Medical Reviews and Case Reports, 3 (12), 857-860. doi:10.5455/IJMRCR.cephalic-index