Definition of dermatoglyph in US English:

dermatoglyph

noun

  • See dermatoglyphics

    • ‘This is an article that goes into great detail about dermatoglyphs, fingerprints and character traits.’
    • ‘He verified the lifetime permanence of dermatoglyphs, as fingerprints were called.’
    • ‘Some relevant aspects of the digital dermatoglyphs are analysed from both palmar and plantar anatomical regions.’
    • ‘Those dermatoglyphs are found in Chimpanzees, classifiable into whorls, arches and loops just like humans.’
    • ‘Using measurement and signal processing techniques, we analyze the in vivo mechanical behaviour of limbs, pulp and dermatoglyphs of the finger.’

Pronunciation

dermatoglyph

/dərˈmatəˌɡlif/