[fuh-ren-sik] /fəˈrɛn sɪk/
pertaining to, connected with, or used in courts of law or public discussion and debate.
adapted or suited to argumentation; rhetorical.
forensics, (used with a singular or plural verb) the art or study of argumentation and formal debate.
relating to, used in, or connected with a court of law: forensic science
“pertaining to or suitable for courts of law,” 1650s, from Latin forensis “of a forum, place of assembly,” from forum “public place” (see forum). Used in sense of “pertaining to legal trials,” as in forensic medicine (1845). Related: Forensical (1580s).
forensic fo·ren·sic (fə-rěn’sĭk, -zĭk)
Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.
noun 1. 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 […]