McHenry’s measure of the size of the rear teeth, given by the postcanine tooth area divided by (12.15 body mass0.86). The MQ is large in Paranthropus, progressively smaller in the gracile australopithecines and Homo.
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megadontia (Condition of having an enlarged tooth relative to body size; Aka megadontism, macrodontism. Cf. ...)
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