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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.