Classification of Sexual Offence
The fetus can be considered viable if the following ossification center appears: (LQ)
|C||Lower end of femur|
|D||None of the above|
Lower end of femur
(Viability- of an infant is at 28 weeks (7 months) or 210 days of intrauterine life. Ossification center for Calcaneum- 5th i.u. month. Talus- 7th i.u. month. Lower end femur- birth. Cuboid- just after birth.
Deadborn- is a child who died inside the uterus and shows signs such as maceration, Spalding’s sign, Robert’s sign, rigor mortis, mummification after it is completely born.)