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  1. minutiae(Noun)

    Plural form of minutia.

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  1. Minutiae

    of Minutia


  1. Minutiae

    Minutiae are, in everyday English, minor or incidental details. In biometrics and forensic science, minutiae are major features of a fingerprint, using which comparisons of one print with another can be made. Minutiae include: ⁕Ridge ending – the abrupt end of a ridge ⁕Ridge bifurcation – a single ridge that divides into two ridges ⁕Short ridge, or independent ridge – a ridge that commences, travels a short distance and then ends ⁕Island – a single small ridge inside a short ridge or ridge ending that is not connected to all other ridges ⁕Ridge enclosure – a single ridge that bifurcates and reunites shortly afterward to continue as a single ridge ⁕Spur – a bifurcation with a short ridge branching off a longer ridge ⁕Crossover or bridge – a short ridge that runs between two parallel ridges ⁕Delta – a Y-shaped ridge meeting ⁕Core – a U-turn in the ridge pattern


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minutiae in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minutiae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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