genetic fingerprint
noun see genetic fingerprinting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • genetic fingerprint — n dna fingerprint …   Medical dictionary

  • genetic fingerprint — noun biometric identification obtained by examining a person s unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases • Syn: ↑DNA fingerprint • Hypernyms: ↑biometric identification, ↑biometric authentication, ↑identity… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic fingerprint — /dʒəˌnɛtɪk ˈfɪŋgəprɪnt/ (say juh.netik fingguhprint) noun the particular genetic code which identifies an individual. See genetic fingerprinting. Also, DNA fingerprint …   Australian English dictionary

  • genetic fingerprint — noun (C) the pattern of genetic information which is different for each person or animal …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fingerprint (disambiguation) — Fingerprint is usually a human fingerprint made by the pattern of ridges on the pad of a human finger. Other types of fingerprints include,* Genetic fingerprint, distinguishing two individuals of the same species using only samples of their DNA * …   Wikipedia

  • genetic fingerprinting. — genetic fingerprint. See DNA fingerprinting. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • genetic fingerprinting. — genetic fingerprint. See DNA fingerprinting. [1985 90] …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — noun the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person s body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification • Syn: ↑genetic profiling • Hypernyms: ↑procedure, ↑process * * * geˌnetic ˈfingerprinting [genetic fingerprint …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic —   a. pertaining to origin, reproduction and heredity.    ♦ genetic engineering, manipulation of genetic material by biochemical techniques.    ♦ genetic    ♦ fingerprint, unique pattern of genetic material specific to an individual.    ♦ genetic… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • genetic fingerprinting — noun Date: 1984 DNA fingerprinting • genetic fingerprint noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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