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Synonyms for fingerprint

a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger

a generic term for any identifying characteristic

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a smudge made by a (dirty) finger

take an impression of a person's fingerprints

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Technical services by bureau experts in forensic medicine and chemistry, questioned documents, ballistics, polygraph, dactyloscopy, and investigative photography totaled 12,700 with 1,500 court appearances.
Fingerprint analysis, or dactyloscopy, was to become the ultimate solution to this problem, but what is initially puzzling is how long it took for this to be realised.
Abetter Dactyloscopy from Qualitype covers the entire workflow of fingerprint analysis.
European Dactyloscopy ("EURODAC"), a central database for comparing fingerprints of asylum seekers and other third-country nationals, as noncitizens of EU Member States are called, is now in place.
Alphonse Bertillon and dactyloscopy, Journal of Forensic Identification (1993) 43:604-625.