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Table 2 Mean xenarthran untransformed values of the non-directional trabecular parameters for each region of interest

From: Trabecular architecture in the forelimb epiphyses of extant xenarthrans (Mammalia)

  DA Conn.D BV/TV BS/TV Tb.Th mean Tb.Sp mean Av.Br.Len.
(NU) (nb/mm3) (NU) (mm−1) (mm) (mm) (mm)
Glenoid
 All 0.68 18.47 0.42 3.96 0.22 0.38 0.34
 Armadillos 0.81 22.84 0.43 4.51 0.20 0.32 0.32
 Anteaters 0.53 14.52 0.40 3.32 0.24 0.40 0.34
 Sloths 0.44 9.24 0.38 2.97 0.27 0.55 0.39
Humeral head
 All 0.52 11.68 0.43 3.36 0.26 0.46 0.38
 Armadillos 0.60 12.35 0.41 3.38 0.25 0.47 0.38
 Anteaters 0.40 11.59 0.45 3.43 0.26 0.41 0.37
 Sloths 0.43 9.36 0.44 3.14 0.31 0.49 0.40
Humeral capitulum
 All 0.66 9.90 0.47 3.32 0.32 0.48 0.42
 Armadillos 0.77 10.63 0.48 3.57 0.31 0.47 0.44
 Anteaters 0.51 10.06 0.47 3.24 0.32 0.44 0.39
 Sloths 0.54 7.18 0.42 2.65 0.34 0.58 0.42
Radial head
 All 0.77 7.95 0.47 3.57 0.28 0.42 0.42
 Armadillos 0.87 5.71 0.50 3.84 0.30 0.41 0.45
 Anteaters 0.74 11.25 0.45 3.53 0.26 0.38 0.38
 Sloths 0.57 8.07 0.41 2.81 0.29 0.51 0.41
Radial trochlea
 All 0.72 13.82 0.46 3.50 0.33 0.41 0.40
 Armadillos 0.79 16.05 0.49 3.87 0.34 0.37 0.39
 Anteaters 0.63 11.19 0.44 3.20 0.30 0.44 0.42
 Sloths 0.56 8.75 0.40 2.39 0.30 0.52 0.40
  1. Footnotes: Abbreviations: Av.Br.Len average branch length, BS bone surface, BV bone volume, Conn.D connectivity density, DA degree of anisotropy, Tb.Th trabecular mean thickness, Tb.Sp trabecular mean spacing, NU no units