Neandertal Developmental Differences

  • Craniodental development of Neandertals and humans differs from before birth

  • Differences occur from the time Neandertals first appear

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Craniodental development of Neandertals and humans differs from before birth. These differences occur from the time Neandertals first appear.


Definitions

Craniodental
A fancy word referring to the skull and teeth.

References Top of page

  1. Harder, B. 2001. Telltale Face Betrays Neandertals as Non-Human. National Geographic, August, 2001.

  2. Marcia S. Ponce de León, Christoph P. E. Zollikofer. 2001. Neanderthal cranial ontogeny and its implications for late hominid diversity. Nature 412: 534-538.

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