forensic science

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forensic science

[fə′ren·sik ′sī·əns]
(forensic science)
The recognition, collection, identification, individualization, and interpretation of physical evidence, and the application of science and medicine for criminal and civil law, or regulatory purposes.
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7) A forensic dentist will use all these methods to narrow down the identity of the deceased, which will enable the search for the antemortem records.
Also, you'll never see a forensic dentist sitting across the table from a suspect saying, `You did it, I know it, here's the models I took.
The first conviction was reversed because the prosecution had withheld exculpatory evidence--its first forensic dentist had found no match--and had not provided the video to the defense before trial.
Dr Richard Weems, a forensic dentist at the University of Alabama said, "The guide to identity is usually not teeth themselves but things like fillings, crowns and bridges.
When the 33 bodies were unearthed, worried parents sent in hundreds of sets of dental records from across the nation to see if they matched any of the remains, said Dr Edward Pavlik, a forensic dentist who is chief of forensic sciences for the Cook County sheriff's office.
experts, forensic dentist Norman Sperber, founder of the FBI's canine evidence lab, declared that the bishop's body presented no signs of animal bites.
Dr Andrew Walker, a forensic dentist, had been asked to compare a bite mark on Naomi's left breast with Hopkins' own distinctive dental impression - distinctive because he'd lost a front tooth as a seven-year- old when he fell off a bike.
West, a forensic dentist with an unprecedented, even preternatural, ability to match wounds with teeth, weapons, fingernails, whatever.
Suspecting that it might be a bite mark, he requested that a forensic dentist examine the wound.
The presentation will discuss the role and responsibility of the forensic dentist in both civil and criminal matters.
Giordano continues to practice dentistry and operate the Forensic Dentistry Resource Center while serving DMORT as a forensic dentist.
Tahiliyani said then that a radiologist and a forensic dentist would examine Kasab.