Somatoscopic traits of human

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ears - number of tragus tubercles

We evaluate this trait from the profile view of the head in Frankfurt horizontal plane. We assess whether the tragus has one apex or two; if the tragus is flat, the trait cannot be evaluated. The trait has three developmental degrees: 1. single-tubercular, 2. double-tubercular.


Frequency represented in the Czech population:

Category Together Males Females
1 86% 78% 91%
2 14% 22% 9%
single-tubercular tragus double-tubercular tragus
single-tubercular tragus double-tubercular tragus
show as shaded frontal view show as contours show as 3D
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