the branch of physical anthropology in which anthropological data, criteria, and techniques are used to determine the sex, age, genetic population, or parentage of skeletal or biological materials in questions of civil or criminal law.
- Forensic dentistry
forensic dentistry n.
noun 1. the application of facts concerning chemistry to questions of civil and criminal law.
noun 1. the application of medical knowledge to questions of civil and criminal law, especially in court proceedings. noun 1. the applied use of medical knowledge or practice, esp pathology, to the purposes of the law, as in determining the cause of death Also called medical jurisprudence, legal medicine forensic medicine n. The branch of […]
- Forensic pathology
noun a branch of medicine used for legal purposes and concerned with determining cause of death, examination of injuries due to crime and negligence, and examination of tissue samples relevant to crimes; also called forensic science