Identification is of paramount importance in medical as well as medicolegal field. Identification of living is required for settling civil and criminal disputes like marriage, inheritance, identifying the victim or accused of crimes. In dead, issues of identification assumes greater importance in decomposed, dismembered, mutilated or fragmentary remains. Proper identification in terms of age, race, gender, stature is must in such cases in order to progress further in investigations. Hence, research in forensic anthropology is a need of hour.
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