genetic fingerprinting

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DNA fingerprinting

the use of a DNA probe for the identification of an individual, as for the matching of genes from a forensic sample with those of a criminal suspect.
Also called genetic fingerprinting.
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Noun1.genetic fingerprinting - the procedure of analyzing the DNA in samples of a person's body tissue or body fluid for the purpose of identification
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
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genetic fingerprinting

[dʒɪˈnɛtɪkˈfɪŋgəˌprɪntɪŋ] nrilevamento delle impronte genetiche
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HASSELT, Belgium, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UgenTec, a start-up company based in Belgium that develops laboratory software for automating PCR based DNA analysis, announced today that it has received more than[euro]1m in venture capital funding from a group of Belgian investors and an additional[euro]250,000 in research funds from the IWT, a government agency for Innovation by Science and Technology.
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Title attributed to the original acquisition of DNA analysis
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