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Table 2 Data of measurements on mandibular ramus morphology

From: Evaluation of mandibular lingula and foramen location using 3-dimensional mandible models reconstructed by cone-beam computed tomography

Measurement Sex Mean ± SD Min~Max P value
Mandibular angle (°) M 125.1 ± 4.9 112.3~134.9 0.240
F 124.1 ± 4.9 108.3~134.0
ML–MF (mm) M 10.1 ± 2.3 4.8~15.9 0.385
F 9.8 ± 2.1 5.4~15.7
AP (mm) M 34.6 ± 2.4 29.4~39.6 0.014*
F 31.5 ± 2.4 29.2~39.8
ML–internal line (mm) M 13.9 ± 1.9 10.7~19.4 0.424
F 13.6 ± 2.1 8.6~17.7
ML–external line (mm) M 18.2 ± 2.4 14.3~25.6 0.894
F 18.3 ± 2.2 12.8~24.1
ML–posterior line (mm) M 18.2 ± 1.7 15.2~21.7 0.000*
F 17.0 ± 1.8 12.1~21.4
ML–SN (mm) M 15.7 ± 2.7 11.1~23.1 0.768
F 15.5 ± 2.3 11.7~22.9
ML–second molar (mm) M 31.0 ± 3.3 21.6~36.3 0.001*
F 28.1 ± 2.9 24.4~37.4
ML–lower border (mm) M 35.3 ± 3.3 27.0~42.8 0.000*
F 30.5 ± 2.8 25.2~38.5
ML–Go (mm) M 33.8 ± 3.2 24.5~41.9 0.000*
F 28.9 ± 3.0 22.7~35.9
  1. Abbreviations: ML, mandibular lingula; MF, mandibular foreman; AP, anteroposterior; SN, sigmoid notch; Go, gonion
  2. *Statistical significance
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