dermatoglyphics


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  • noun

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the study of the whorls and loops and arches in the fingertips and on the palms of the hand and the soles of the feet

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However, the research on dermatoglyphics and HIV is believed to be the first-of-its-kind in medical science.
Subsequently, imprints of organic materials were noticed on the pellets, and these provided important information on dermatoglyphics (Vlcek 1951; Kralik et al.
The latest research about lines on the hand - dermatoglyphics is the word for it - is from Barcelona and scientists claim they can be a marker for intelligence.
Reading fingerprints - or dermatoglyphics to give the process its scientific name - can also be used to confirm Down's syndrome.