Palm Print

Question– What are Palm Prints and what are the uses of it in forensic Science?

Answer– A palm print refers to an image acquired of the palm region of the hand.
The palm itself consists of principal lines, wrinkles (secondary lines), and epidermal ridges which make them as unique as fingerprints.


Palm prints can be used for criminal, forensic.

Palm prints, typically made from the butt of the palm.

Palm prints can be found at crime scenes when offender’s gloves slipped at the time of commission of the crime; that may leave partial print of palm.

Image by:- Shakir Hussain (@medical__detective)

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