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Cheiloscopy- A study of lip prints for personl identification

Publication Type : Journal Article

Thematic Areas : Medical Sciences

Publisher : (2016).

Source : Volume 15, Issue 2 (2016

Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Department : Forensic Medicine

Year : 2016

Abstract : Wrinkles and grooves found on the mucosa of lips have characteristic patterns, known as lip prints. The present study was conducted to determine the uniqueness of lip prints, to identify the most common type and to evaluate the gender difference in the lip print patterns. Lip prints of 200 undergraduate medical students (100 males and 100 females) in the age group of 18-23 years were collected and analyzed with the help of a personal computer and Adobe photoshop software. The lip print pattern of an individual is unique and there is difference in the pattern of both sexes. Keywords: Cheiloscopy, lip prints, sex determination.

Cite this Research Publication : R. S, T, P., B, U., M, G., and N, J., “Cheiloscopy- A study of lip prints for personl identification”, vol. 15, no. 2, 2016.

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