dactylographic

dactylography

[dak-tuh-log-ruh-fee]
noun
the study of fingerprints for purposes of identification.

Origin:
1880–85; dactylo- + -graphy

dactylographer, noun
dactylographic [dak-tuh-luh-graf-ik] , adjective
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dactylography (ˌdæktɪˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
chiefly (US) the scientific study of fingerprints for purposes of identification
 
dacty'lographer
 
n
 
dactylographic
 
adj

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dactylography dac·ty·log·ra·phy (dāk'tə-lŏg'rə-fē)
n.
The study of fingerprints as a method of identification.

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