dactyloscopy


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dactyloscopy

 [dak″tĭ-los´kah-pe]
examination of fingerprints for identification.

dac·ty·los·co·py

(dak'ti-los'kŏ-pē),
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.
[dactylo- + G. skopeō, to examine]

dactyloscopy

/dac·ty·los·co·py/ (dak″til-os´kah-pe) examination of fingerprints for identification.
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Eurodac - European Dactyloscopy, the European fingerprint database for identifying asylum seekers and irregular border-crossers;
Spain has been a long term user of AFIS systems and has also done some pioneering work on dactyloscopy.