Patterns of epidermal ridges have a role in diagnosing and delineating certain syndromes of congenital malformation  as well as in establishing twin zygosity  in anthropologic surveys  and in population genetics.
Palmar and planter epidermal ridge configurations in European-Americans.
Table 2 shows the descriptive statistics of epidermal ridges for male and female.
This study has taken care of the details of the breadth and furrows of epidermal ridges and then statistically demonstrating the significant differences in male and female print density.
The present study was conducted with an attempt to describe the densities of epidermal ridges and it has been successful for supporting the hypothesis that women tend to have a statistically significant greater ridge density than men.
A methodological approach to the development of the epidermal ridges viewed on the dermal surface of fetuses.
The development of epidermal ridges, Journal of Medical Genetics (1973) 10:201-208.
Development of epidermal ridges
coincides exactly with the development of cochlea, so dermatoglyphic study in deaf mutes has an important logical bearing.
These epidermal ridges form different patterns like Arch, Loop and Whorl.
In tented arch epidermal ridges overtop a triradius (Fig.
Plantar epidermal ridge
configuration (dermatoglyphics) in Europeans and Americans.
1970): 'Frequency of fork in epidermal ridge
minutiae in fingerprint.