Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain

Fingerprint

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_497

Fingerprint is an impression or image left on a surface by the friction skin of a finger.

 Anatomy of Friction Ridge Skin

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