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  • dermatoglyphic — adjective Relating to the study and subject matter of dermatoglyphics …   Wiktionary

  • dermatoglyphic — der·mato·glyph·ic …   English syllables

  • dermatoglyphic — noun the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet) • Hypernyms: ↑wrinkle, ↑furrow, ↑crease, ↑crinkle, ↑seam, ↑line * * * (|)dər|mad.ə|glifik, |dərməd.ə adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • dermatoglyphics — dermatoglyphic, adj. /deuhr mat euh glif iks, derr meuh teuh /, n. 1. (used with a pl. v.) the patterns of ridges on the inner surface of the hands and feet. 2. (used with a sing. v.) the science dealing with the study of these patterns. [1925… …   Universalium

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  • dermatoglyphics — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: dermat + Greek glyphein to carve + English ics more at cleave Date: 1926 1. skin patterns; especially patterns of the specialized skin of the inferior surfaces of the hands and feet 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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