dermatoglyphics : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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
some criminologists specialize in dermatoglyphics
- n the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)
- Substituting an anatomical sciencepalmar dermatoglyphicsfor the ancient pseudo-science of chiromancy.
- Other aberrant patterns may indicate to specialists in the science of dermatoglyphics (literally, "skin carvings") the presence of Down's syndrome (mongolism) and other chromosomal .