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Fusion State Codes

Creator(s): Thomas H. McGovern

Year: 2013

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This field covers codes for fusion states of faunal elements, including the old NABO numeric codes.

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Fusion State Codes. Thomas H. McGovern. 2013 ( tDAR id: 390976) ; doi:10.6067/XCV80P10VH

Ontology: Fauna Fusion Ontology

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Fusion

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
1 Fused, but epiphyseal line clearly visible Fusing
2 Fused, epiphyseal line completely obscured Fused
3 Proximal fused (1), Distal unfused Proximal {Ant} fusing & Distal {Post} fusing
4 Proximal unfused, Distal fused (1) Proximal {Ant} unfused & Distal {Post} fusing
5 Proximal fused (2), Distal unfused Proximal {Ant} fused & Distal {Post} unfused
6 Proximal unfused, Distal fused (2) Proximal {Ant} unfused & Distal {Post} fused
7 Proximal (1), Distal (2) Proximal {Ant} fusing & Distal {Post} fused
8 Proximal (2), Distal (1) Proximal {Ant} fused & Distal {Post} fusing
9 Unfused Unfused
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Fusion

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
coding-sheets.xlsx 37.82kb Apr 3, 2013 6:27:58 PM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America