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- n. the patterns of loops, arches and whorls on the skin of the fingers and feet.
- n. the study of such patterns
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- n. the study of the whorls and loops and arches in the fingertips and on the palms of the hand and the soles of the feet
dermato- + -glyphics (Wiktionary)