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genetic fingerprinting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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genetic fingerprintinggeˌnetic ˈfingerprinting noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBTthe process of examining the pattern of someone’s genes, especially in order to find out if they are guilty of a crime
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genetic fingerprintingBut using the technique of genetic fingerprinting at the Cellmark laboratories in Abingdon, scientists discounted the claims the birds were sisters.
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