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crim·i·nal·ist

 (krĭm′ə-nə-lĭst)
n.
A specialist in the collection and examination of the physical evidence of crime.

crim′i·nal·is′tics n.

criminalistics

(ˌkrɪmɪnəˈlɪstɪks)
n
(Sociology) (functioning as singular) the scientific study of criminal evidence

crim•i•nal•is•tics

(ˌkrɪm ə nlˈɪs tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the scientific evaluation of physical evidence in criminal cases.
[1945–50]
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