Dermatoglyphics: A review on fingerprints and their changing trends of use

Dermatoglyphics is a study of configurations of epidermal ridges on certain body parts, namely, palms, fingers, soles, and toes. The term is derived from ancient Greek: derma = skin, glyph = carving. Dermatoglyphic patterns begin to develop in the 10th week of gestation and are complete by the 24th...

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Main Authors: Anu Sharma, Veena Sood, Poonam Singh, Apoorva Sharma
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2018-01-01
Series:CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research
Online Access:;year=2018;volume=5;issue=3;spage=167;epage=172;aulast=Sharma