DNA fingerprinting

noun

Definition of DNA fingerprinting

: 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

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Medical Dictionary

DNA fingerprinting

noun

medical Definition of DNA fingerprinting

: 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

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

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