Somatoscopic traits of human

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ears - auricle shape

We evaluate this trait from a profile view of a human head in Frankfurt horizontal plane. The trait describes the outer border of auricle from the beginning of crux helix to the lower border of incisura intertragica. The trait is evaluated in accordance with the outline the border creates: 1. egg-shaped (the widest in the upper third), 2. oval (round shape, auricle of the same width around the entire circumference), 3. square (the contour curve exhibits a breakage).


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females Ženy
1 53% 45% 61%
2 11,5% 10% 13%
3 35,5% 45% 26%
oval shape square shape round
oval shape square shape round
show as shaded frontal view show as contours show as 3D
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