The distributions of total ridge count in dermatoglyphic material from Austria and Greece are examined for skewness and kurtosis. The results indicate that total ridge count may not be as useful an example of additive polygenic inheritance as is widely accepted.
Weninger, M; Aue-Hauser, G; and Scheiber, V
"Total Finger Ridge-Count and the Polygenic Hypothesis: A Critiqu,"
4, Article 5.
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