Somatoscopic traits of human

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back - visibility of the spinal profile

The visibility of the spinal profile is evaluated from the dorsal view of a human torso along the entire length of the spine from the cranial border of the scapulas to the 5th lumbar vertebra. The trait is divided into three categories in accordance with the level of its development: 1. clear visibility, 2. medium visibility 3. invisible spinal profile.


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females
1 26% 27% 25%
2 54% 53% 55%
3 17% 20% 14%
4 3% - 6%
clear visibility of the spinal profile medium visibility of the spinal profile invisible spinal profile
clear visibility of the spinal profile medium visibility of the spinal profile invisible spinal profile
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