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A 49-year-old member asked:

What causes the male skull to be thicker with more dense bone?

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Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Genetic development: This probably reflects genetic destiny and prehaps the effect of testosterone. As men in general are more prone to be physically active and involved in physical encounters, the thicker skull may serve a protective measure.
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