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Implication de l'appareil manducateur sur l'évolution des hominidés

Abstract : The manducatory apparatus is an entity which involves numerous components with anatomical (joints, muscles and teeth), behavioural and biological functions. These bones and teeth, preserved inside the geological strata, made it possible for paleoanthropologists to study the human lineage and its evolution. Indeed, facial bones never stopped evolving from the first ancestor common to our lineage up to Homo sapiens and has been determining for our journey. The eye of the odontologist then plays a key role since some species are only known by their tooth and they also provide information on the diet and ecosystem then present. Their study, as well as the manducator apparatus, provides us the possibility to determine the bushing of our lineage. After putting man back in the chart of evolution and more particularly in the world of Apes, we shall review the fossils discovered to establish the chronology of evolution. Then we shall highlight the stages that man went through to become Homo Sapiens such as we know him today and finally we shall conclude with the perspectives of evolution.
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Anne Parfu. Implication de l'appareil manducateur sur l'évolution des hominidés. Chirurgie. 2019. ⟨dumas-02115499⟩



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