Bone Ossification Test

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News:In State of Madhya Pradesh v. Anoop Singh, the Delhi High court held that the ossification test is not the sole criteria for determination of age.

Facts:

  • Bone ossification or osteogenesis:It is the process of bone formation. It begins about the third month of fetal life in humans and is completed by the age of 25 years.
  • Bone Ossification Test:It is the primary test for age determination.This test only tells the estimated age of a person and not the exact age.