dactylography

noun
dac·​ty·​log·​ra·​phy | \ ˌdak-tə-ˈläg-rə-fē How to pronounce dactylography (audio) \
plural dactylographies

Medical Definition of dactylography

: the scientific study of fingerprints as a means of identification

Other Words from dactylography

dactylographer \ -​rə-​fər How to pronounce dactylographer (audio) \ noun

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“Dactylography.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dactylography. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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