DNA fingerprinting

noun

Definition of DNA fingerprinting

  1. :  a technique used especially for identification (as for forensic purposes) by extracting and identifying the base-pair pattern in an individual's DNA —called also DNA typing

DNA fingerprint

noun

First Known Use of dna fingerprinting

1984


Medical Dictionary

DNA fingerprinting

noun

Medical Definition of DNA fingerprinting

  1. :  a technique used especially for identification (as for forensic purposes) by extracting and identifying the base-pair pattern of an individual's DNA—called also DNA typing, genetic fingerprinting


Law Dictionary

DNA fingerprinting

noun \ˌdē-ˌen-ˈā-\

Legal Definition of DNA fingerprinting

  1. :  a method of identification especially for evidentiary purposes by analyzing and comparing the DNA from tissue samples


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