fo·​ren·​sics | \ fə-ˈren(t)-sikz, -ˈren-zikz How to pronounce forensics (audio) \

Medical Definition of forensics

: the application of scientific knowledge to legal problems especially : scientific analysis of physical evidence (such as evidence from a crime scene) In forensics, DNA is extracted from fluids or tissue found at a crime scene, often sperm or seminal fluid from the bodies or clothing of rape victims, or blood found at the scene of violent crime. — Christopher Joyce and Eric Stover, Witnesses from the Grave

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“Forensics.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/forensics. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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