(also genetic profiling)
Another term for DNA fingerprinting.
- The development in recent years of so-called genetic fingerprinting has made samples of blood or other bodily fluids of perhaps even greater importance.
- It uses genetic fingerprinting to identify tiny leukaemia cells from a sample of bone marrow.
- On the heels of our growing ability in genetic profiling, it's a step toward enabling us to treat high-risk individuals and reduce the likelihood of cancer.
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Syllabification: ge·net·ic fin·ger·print·ing
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