genetic fingerprinting

(also genetic profiling)
noun the analysis of DNA from samples of body tissues or fluids in order to identify individuals.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • genetic fingerprinting — n. DNA FINGERPRINTING * * * …   Universalium

  • genetic fingerprinting — n dna fingerprinting …   Medical dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — n. DNA FINGERPRINTING …   English World dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — (also genetic profiling) ► NOUN ▪ the analysis of DNA from samples of body tissues or fluids in order to identify individuals …   English terms dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — noun the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person s body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification • Syn: ↑genetic profiling • Hypernyms: ↑procedure, ↑process * * * geˌnetic ˈfingerprinting [genetic fingerprint …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — N SING Genetic fingerprinting is a method of identifying people using the genetic material in their bodies …   English dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting. — genetic fingerprint. See DNA fingerprinting. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • genetic fingerprinting. — genetic fingerprint. See DNA fingerprinting. [1985 90] …   Useful english dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — /dʒəˌnɛtɪk ˈfɪŋgəprɪntɪŋ/ (say juh.netik fingguhprinting) noun a process by which the genetic code of the DNA in human organic material such as skin, hair, blood, semen, etc., found at the scene of a crime is matched against the DNA of a suspect …   Australian English dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — noun Date: 1984 DNA fingerprinting • genetic fingerprint noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • genetic fingerprinting — noun the forensic analysis of genetic information from a biological sample as an aid to identification Syn: DNA fingerprinting, DNA profiling …   Wiktionary

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