A study of fingerprints in relation to blood group

Vinod C. Nayak, Shankar M. Bakkannavar, Kumar G. Pradeep, Siddhanth Ahluwalia, Supriya Gupta, Jyothi Bala, Garima Juneja, Smitha Nayak

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The study of fingerprints is known as 'Dactylography'. It is one of the best comparative techniques of identification in human beings. As fingerprints are individualistic in nature and even twins having different patterns of fingerprints, their utility in the field of forensic investigation is abundant. Various researches are underway in the field of making fingerprints more and more reliable tool of identification. Various features of humans are being compared and correlated with fingerprints to establish new facts. Here is an attempt made by us to compare the fingerprints patterns with the blood groups of the individuals in South India.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4-7
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of South India Medicolegal Association
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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