Glossary

PALATAL RUGAE

BANSDOLA

Cystolithic hairs

The Cystolithic hairs are a spindle-shaped body consisting of pectin-associated concentric layers of longitudinally aligned cellulose microfibrils and other cell wall of polysaccharides.

Acroposthitis

Inflammation of the prepuce.

(Prepuce means skin surrounding and protecting the head of the clitoris/Penis)

Acid Phosphatase

Acid Phosphatase is an enzyme found in many tissues, cellular components of bone, spleen, kidney, liver, intestine, and blood.

Acid phosphatase Test

Acid phosphatase testing is one of the most common tests for semen detection in forensic laboratories. 

ACP

ACP – Automatic Colt Pistol

Latin Forensic Terms

The word forensic comes from the Latin word ‘forensis‘, which means meaning ‘forum’.

Many Latin terms are used in the field of forensic science. Some commonly used Latin terms within the field of forensic science are listed below:

Abrasion

Abrasion is superficial damage to the skin.

Bore

The interior of the Barrel of a gun or Firearm.

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