dac·​ty·​log·​ra·​phy ˌdak-tə-ˈläg-rə-fē How to pronounce dactylography (audio)
plural dactylographies
: the scientific study of fingerprints as a means of identification
dactylographer noun

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“Dactylography.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dactylography. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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