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1

Natural ______ plus dirt on surfaces leave behind impressions on objects we come in contact with.

Secretions

2

Fingerprint distinctions (most common to least common):

•Loop (~65%)
•Whorl (~30%)
•Arch (~5%)

3

The ______ is made from the center of the core to the edge of the delta

Ridge Count

4

Center of whorl or loop

Core

5

Triangular regions near a loop.

Deltas

6

Arch patterns can be...

•Plain
•Tented

7

Whorl patterns can be...

•double loop
•pocket
•accidental

8

Small differences are called....

Minutiae

9

Patent prints are...

Visible prints transferred by blood or other liquids

10

Plastic Fingerprints are...

Indentations left in soft materials like clay or wax.

11

Latent Fingerprints are...

Not visible until dusting with powders or use with chemicals

12

Creation of fingerprints occurs in the _______ layer of the epidermis where new skin cells are produced

Dermal Papillae