dactyloscopy

Type: Term Pronunciation: dak′ti-los′kŏ-pē Definitions: 1. An examination of the markings in prints made from the fingertips; employed as a method of personal identification. See: Galton system of classification of fingerprints, under fingerprint
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dactyloscopy

An examination of the markings in prints made from the fingertips; employed as a method of personal identification. ... See: Galton's system of classification of fingerprints. ... Origin: dactylo-+ G. Skopeo, to examine ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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dactyloscopy

(dak″tә-losĀ“kә-pe) examination of fingerprints for identification.
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dactyloscopy

(from the article `fingerprint`) Dactyloscopy, the technique of fingerprinting, involves cleaning the fingers in benzene or ether, drying them, then rolling the balls of each over a ... Fingerprint identification, or the science of dactyloscopy, relies on the analysis and classification of patterns observed in individual prints. ... ...
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dactyloscopy

dactyloscopy 1. The use of fingerprint impressions for purposes of identification. 2. The technique of comparing fingerprints, typically those found at the setting of a crime and those of a suspect. Due to the uniqueness of the fingers' and hands' papillar lines, it is generally considered a reliable method of identifying a person.
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dactyloscopy

comparing fingerprints for purpose of identification
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