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Table 2 Thyroid cartilage measurements

From: Sex estimation based on the anthropometric measurements of thyroid cartilage using discriminant analysis

Number Variables Measurement
1 АА OUTER Outer distance between distal ends of superior horns
2 AA INNER Inner distance between distal ends of superior horns
3 ВВ OUTER Outer distance between bases of superior horns
4 ВВ INNER Inner distance between bases of superior horns
5 СС OUTER Outer distance between bases of inferior horns
6 СС INNER Inner distance between bases of inferior horns
7 DD OUTER Outer distance between distal ends of inferior horns
8 DD INNER Inner distance between distal ends of inferior horns
9 AD DEX Distance between distal ends of right superior and inferior horns
10 AD SIN Distance between distal ends of left superior and inferior horns
11 AB DEX Right superior horn length (distance between right superior horn distal end and base)
12 AB SIN Left superior horn length (distance between left superior horn distal end and base)
13 CD DEX Right inferior horn length (distance between right inferior horn distal end and base)
14 CD SIN Left inferior horn length (distance between left inferior horn distal end and base)
15 BE DEX Distance between superior point of the anterior intermedium line and base of right superior horn
16 BE SIN Distance between superior point of the anterior intermedium line and base of left superior horn
17 CF DEX Distance between inferior point of the anterior intermedium line and base of right superior horn
18 CF SIN Distance between inferior point of the anterior intermedium line and base of left superior horn
19 EF Distance between superior and inferior notches
20 GH DEX Right lamina height (vertical line along right lamina middle)
21 GH SIN Left lamina height (vertical line along left lamina middle)
22 KL Horizontal distance between anterior intermedium line and the right lamina posterior edge
23 MN Horizontal distance between anterior intermedium line and left lamina posterior edge
24 DEX thickness Right lamina thickness along the mid-line
25 SIN thickness Left lamina thickness along the mid-line
26 FP Distance between inferior thyroid notch and line connecting left and right thyroid laminae
27 Q Right superior horn thickness at mid-line
28 R Left superior horn thickness at mid-line
29 S Right inferior horn thickness at mid-line
30 T Left inferior horn thickness at mid-line
31 α Thyroid angle prior to cricothyroid joint dissection and thyroid cartilage separation from other laryngeal sections