DNA fingerprint

DNA fingerprint
biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases

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DNA fingerprint,
a distinctive pattern of bands formed by repeating sequences of base pairs of satellite DNA, used as a means of personal identification because of its unique quality to one individual; genetic fingerprint: »

Except for identical twins, even close relatives can be distinguished by these DNA fingerprints (J.A. Miller).

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