genetic fingerprint

genetic fingerprinting


Origin:
1985–90

genetic fingerprint, noun
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genetic fingerprint
 
n
the pattern of DNA unique to each individual that can be analysed in a sample of blood, saliva, or tissue: used as a means of identification

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Main Entry:  genetic fingerprint
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See genetic profile
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