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forensic

 [fo-ren´zik]
pertaining to or applied in legal proceedings.

fo·ren·sic

(fō-ren'sik),
Pertaining or applicable to personal injury, murder, and other legal proceedings.
[L. forensis, of a forum]

forensic

/fo·ren·sic/ (fah-ren´zik) pertaining to or applied in legal proceedings.

forensic

[fôren′sik]
Etymology: L, forum, public place
1 pertaining to courts of law.
2 relating to or dealing with the application of scientific knowledge to legal problems.

forensic

adjective Referring to legal proceedings.

fo·ren·sic

(fŏr-en'sik)
Pertaining or applicable to personal injury, murder, and other legal proceedings.
[L. forensis, of a forum]

forensic

involving the application of scientific principles to solving crimes, connected to or used in courts of law.

Forensic

Referring to legal procedures or courts of law. Forensic medicine is the branch of medicine that obtains, analyzes, and presents medical evidence in criminal cases.

fo·ren·sic

(fŏr-en'sik)
Pertaining or applicable to personal injury, murder, and other legal proceedings.
[L. forensis, of a forum]

forensic

(fəren´sik),
adj pertaining to the law or to legal proceedings.
forensic anthropology,
n the use of anatomic structures and physical characteristics to identify a subject for legal purposes.
forensic dentistry,
n the use of dental characteristics for the purpose of identifying a subject for legal purposes. See also jurisprudence, dental.

forensic

pertaining to, or applied in legal proceedings in courts of law.
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