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TERM

whorl: fingerprint ~

CONTEXT & COMMENTS

• The whorl pattern consists of one or more free recurving ridges and two points of delta.  When the line of the fingerprint disc is placed on the two points of delta, it will bisect at least one of the ridges belonging to the core group. (http://www.santoshraut.com/forensic/fingerprinting.htm , accessed 3-30-2011)
• A plain whorl is a pattern in which there are two deltas and in which at least one ridge makes a turn through one complete circuit. (Proceso T. Tubid, Manual in Basic Fingerprinting, 2008)

SUGGESTED TRANSLATIONS

espiral || verticilo

Category

EXPERT TESTMNY; FINGERPRINTS

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Created at 2/27/2014 10:27 AM by jonathanw
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