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Forensic science Introduction to Forensic Science
Ballistics
Entomology
Odontology
Statuatory Law
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evi…
define written laws, usually enacted by a legislative body.
Ballistics
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
Entomology
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
15 terms
Forensic Science-Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Forensic Science
Corpus Delicti
Automated Fingerprint Identification S…
Combined DNA Indexing System (CODIS)
Science applied to legal problems
Latin term for the facts necessary to prove a particular crime
Contains many known fingerprints, and evidentiary fingerprint…
Contains DNA profiles of convicted offenders and unidentified…
Forensic Science
Science applied to legal problems
Corpus Delicti
Latin term for the facts necessary to prove a particular crime
16 terms
Forensic Science Chapter 1
Forensic Science
Anthropometry
Locard's exchange principle
FBI Laboratory
The application of science and technology to the criminal and…
Bertillon's system of bodily measurement used to identify an…
When two objects come into contact with each other, a cross-t…
World's largest forensic science laboratory
Forensic Science
The application of science and technology to the criminal and…
Anthropometry
Bertillon's system of bodily measurement used to identify an…
51 terms
Forensic Science Unit 3 Vocabulary
2-D
3-D
Autopsy
Ballistics
Includes photographs and sketches; two dimensional representa…
Includes molds and casts; three dimensional representations o…
Performed by a medical examiner to determine a person's cause…
Study of firearms and ammunition
2-D
Includes photographs and sketches; two dimensional representa…
3-D
Includes molds and casts; three dimensional representations o…
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Forensic Science Vocabulary #6
Abrasion mark
Chronic exposure
Cutting mark
Glass
Made when one surface slides across another.
a state of continuous or recurring contact with toxic substan…
Produced along the edge as a surface is cut
a hard, brittle, noncrystalline, more or less transparent sub…
Abrasion mark
Made when one surface slides across another.
Chronic exposure
a state of continuous or recurring contact with toxic substan…
318 terms
Midterm Forensic Science Review
Every crime scene must be clearly docu…
Define Forensic Science
List 2 responsibilities of a first res…
A preliminary scene survey is commonly…
Photograph's
Application of science to law.
1. Human Life... 2. Secure the Scene
Walk through
Every crime scene must be clearly docu…
Photograph's
Define Forensic Science
Application of science to law.
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Introduction to Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensic Science
Criminalistics
Locard's Principle
FBI
The application of scientific knowledge to questions of civil…
the use of technology in the service of criminal investigatio…
Any two objects that come into contact with each other leave…
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is the primary investig…
Forensic Science
The application of scientific knowledge to questions of civil…
Criminalistics
the use of technology in the service of criminal investigatio…
93 terms
Forensic Science Semester 1 Vocabulary
delta
bridge
dot
hook
delta
bridge
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Forensic Science Unit 1 Vocabulary
Accomplice
Alibi
Circumstanial
Crime Scene
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
Indirect evidence that may link someone to a crime
Location where a crime or accident took place
Accomplice
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Alibi
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
25 terms
Intro to Forensic Science Vocabulary Review
Forensic Science
Locard
Locard's Exchange of Evidence Principle
Frye Standard
The application of science to criminal and civil law
Created the first working crime lab in the world (in France)
Any time objects are in contact, a transfer of evidence occurs
For evidence to be admissible in court, the theory or techniq…
Forensic Science
The application of science to criminal and civil law
Locard
Created the first working crime lab in the world (in France)
18 terms
Forensic Science
testimony
rigor mortis
pathology
Mathieu Orfila
a verbal statement given under oath
rigidity that occurs after death and goes away after 36 hours
a science that deals with disease
father of toxicology
testimony
a verbal statement given under oath
rigor mortis
rigidity that occurs after death and goes away after 36 hours
14 terms
forensic science vocabulary 2
fingerprint
Locard's principle
DNA
dusting
the print of someone's finger
criminals bring something to the crime scene and leave with s…
deoxyribonucleic acid a self replicating material present in…
the act of sweeping and lifting fingerprints
fingerprint
the print of someone's finger
Locard's principle
criminals bring something to the crime scene and leave with s…
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Forensic Science Introduction
Forensic Science
Anthropometry
Locard's exchange principle
FBI Laboratory
The application of science and technology to the criminal and…
Bertillon's system of bodily measurement used to identify an…
When two objects come into contact with each other, a cross-t…
World's largest forensic science laboratory
Forensic Science
The application of science and technology to the criminal and…
Anthropometry
Bertillon's system of bodily measurement used to identify an…
20 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensic Science
Computational
Digital
Anthropology
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
Similar to the computational subdivision, digital forensics p…
Forensic anthropology offers credit to our legal system throu…
Forensic Science
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
12 terms
Forensic Science
Physical Evidence
Direct Evidence
Trace Evidence
Witness
Anything that can be taken with you, made into a cast/mold, o…
Evidence from an eyewitness
Tiny evidence that can be taken from place to place
Someone who saw the crime occur
Physical Evidence
Anything that can be taken with you, made into a cast/mold, o…
Direct Evidence
Evidence from an eyewitness
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Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensic Science
Computational
Digital
Anthropology
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
Similar to the computational subdivision, digital forensics p…
Forensic anthropology offers credit to our legal system throu…
Forensic Science
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
Forensic Science Fall Vocabulary
Livor Mortis
Reconstruction
Product Rule
Individual Characteristics
the medical condition that occurs after death and results in…
the method used to support a likely sequence of events at a c…
multiplying together the frequencies of independently occurri…
properties of evidence that can be attributed to a common sou…
Livor Mortis
the medical condition that occurs after death and results in…
Reconstruction
the method used to support a likely sequence of events at a c…
Forensic science Introduction to Forensic Science
Ballistics
Entomology
Odontology
Statuatory Law
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evi…
define written laws, usually enacted by a legislative body.
Ballistics
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
Entomology
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
34 terms
Forensic Science Unit 1 Vocabulary
Accomplice
Alibi
Circumstanial
Crime Scene
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
Indirect evidence that may link someone to a crime
Location where a crime or accident took place
Accomplice
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Alibi
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
23 terms
Forensic Science Unit 1
hypothesis
bar graph
line graph
pie graph
A proposed, scientifically testable explanation for an observ…
A graph that uses horizontal or vertical bars to display data
a graph that plots changes over time
a circular graph that shows how a set of data is divided prop…
hypothesis
A proposed, scientifically testable explanation for an observ…
bar graph
A graph that uses horizontal or vertical bars to display data
15 terms
Forensic Science Vocab chapter 2
Chain of custody
Crime-scene Investigation
trace evidence
Locard's Principle of change
A list of all people who came into possession of an item of e…
to recognize, document, photograph, and collect evidence
Materials found on the crime scene
states that when a person comes into contact with and object…
Chain of custody
A list of all people who came into possession of an item of e…
Crime-scene Investigation
to recognize, document, photograph, and collect evidence
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Forensic Science: Chapter 11 vocabulary
algor mortis
autolysis
Cause of death
Death
The cooling of the body after death.
The spontaneous breakdown of cells as they self digest.
the immediate reason for a person's death (such as heart atta…
The cessation, or end, or life
algor mortis
The cooling of the body after death.
autolysis
The spontaneous breakdown of cells as they self digest.
34 terms
Forensic Science Unit 1 Vocabulary
Accomplice
Alibi
Circumstanial
Crime Scene
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
Indirect evidence that may link someone to a crime
Location where a crime or accident took place
Accomplice
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Alibi
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
51 terms
Forensic Science Unit 3 Vocabulary
2-D
3-D
Autopsy
Ballistics
Includes photographs and sketches; two dimensional representa…
Includes molds and casts; three dimensional representations o…
Performed by a medical examiner to determine a person's cause…
Study of firearms and ammunition
2-D
Includes photographs and sketches; two dimensional representa…
3-D
Includes molds and casts; three dimensional representations o…
15 terms
Forensic Science Vocab chapter 2
Chain of custody
Crime-scene Investigation
trace evidence
Locard's Principle of change
A list of all people who came into possession of an item of e…
to recognize, document, photograph, and collect evidence
Materials found on the crime scene
states that when a person comes into contact with and object…
Chain of custody
A list of all people who came into possession of an item of e…
Crime-scene Investigation
to recognize, document, photograph, and collect evidence
34 terms
Scope of Forensic Science
Probable Cause
Booking
Arraignment
Preliminary Hearing
Situation in which a reasonable person would conclude that a…
Police procedure after an arrest that gets information from t…
Suspect is brought before court to hear charges and enter a p…
Hearing before a judge to determine if there is enough eviden…
Probable Cause
Situation in which a reasonable person would conclude that a…
Booking
Police procedure after an arrest that gets information from t…
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Forensic Science: Chapter 13 vocabulary
Anthropology
Epiphysis
Forensic Anthropology
Joints
The scientific study of the origins and behavior as well as t…
The presence of a visible line that marks the place where car…
The study of physical anthropology as it applies to human ske…
location where bones meet.
Anthropology
The scientific study of the origins and behavior as well as t…
Epiphysis
The presence of a visible line that marks the place where car…
34 terms
Forensic Science Unit 1 Vocabulary
Accomplice
Alibi
Circumstanial
Crime Scene
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
Indirect evidence that may link someone to a crime
Location where a crime or accident took place
Accomplice
Person suspected of helping another person commit a crime
Alibi
Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime
6 terms
Forensic Science: Chapter 9 vocabulary
Controlled substance
Drug
Narcot opiumic
Poison
A drug or other chemical whose manufacture, distribution, pos…
a chemical substance that affects the processes of the mind o…
An addictive drug, such as opium, that relieves pain, alters…
a naturally occurring or manufactured substance that can caus…
Controlled substance
A drug or other chemical whose manufacture, distribution, pos…
Drug
a chemical substance that affects the processes of the mind o…
112 terms
Forensic Science
Anatomy
Atoms
Cells
Tissues
study of the structure and shape of the body and how structur…
Basic unit of matter.... Building blocks of matter
Basic units of life.After atoms
Cells combine in terms of function and type to form this. Aft…
Anatomy
study of the structure and shape of the body and how structur…
Atoms
Basic unit of matter.... Building blocks of matter
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Forensic science Introduction to Forensic Science
Ballistics
Entomology
Odontology
Statuatory Law
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evi…
define written laws, usually enacted by a legislative body.
Ballistics
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
Entomology
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
15 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary Set #5
Arch
Whorl
Loop
Latent impressions
A fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern originates f…
A fingerprint pattern that resembles a bull's-eye.
A fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern flows inward…
are fingerprint impressions secreted in a surface or an objec…
Arch
A fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern originates f…
Whorl
A fingerprint pattern that resembles a bull's-eye.
10 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensic
Observation
Evidence
Crime
suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proc…
What is seen or measured
Collected body of data from observations and experiments
acts committed in violation of the law
Forensic
suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proc…
Observation
What is seen or measured
22 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensic Science
Computational
Digital
Anthropology
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
Similar to the computational subdivision, digital forensics p…
Forensic anthropology offers credit to our legal system throu…
Forensic Science
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
24 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensics
Criminalistics
Evidence
Ballistics
the field of study that applies science to matters of legal i…
the scientific examination of physical evidence for legal pur…
supporting materials used to prove or disprove something
the science that deals with the motion, behavior, and effects…
Forensics
the field of study that applies science to matters of legal i…
Criminalistics
the scientific examination of physical evidence for legal pur…
33 terms
Forensic science Introduction to Forensic Science
Ballistics
Entomology
Odontology
Statuatory Law
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evi…
define written laws, usually enacted by a legislative body.
Ballistics
the science of projectiles and firearms.... the study of the eff…
Entomology
is the application and study of insect and other arthropod bi…
10 terms
Forensic Science: C 7 vocabulary
allele
chromosome
DNA fingerprint
DNA probe
an alternate form of a gene
a cell structure that contains genetic information along stra…
pattern of DNA fragments obtained by examining a persons uniq…
a molecule labeled with a radioactive isotope, dye, or enzyme…
allele
an alternate form of a gene
chromosome
a cell structure that contains genetic information along stra…
12 terms
Forensic Science: C 3 vocabulary
class evidence
comparison microscope
cortex
cuticle
material that connects an individual or thing to a certain gr…
a compound microscope that allows the side-by-side comparison…
the region of a hair located outside of the medulla containin…
the tough outer covering of a hair composed of overlapping sc…
class evidence
material that connects an individual or thing to a certain gr…
comparison microscope
a compound microscope that allows the side-by-side comparison…
38 terms
Forensic Science (Chapter 1 Vocabulary)
Ballistics
Ontology
Pathology
Entomology
The science that deals with the motion, behavior, and effects…
The examination of bite marks and dental identification on co…
The investigation of sudden, unexplained, or violent death.
The study of insects.
Ballistics
The science that deals with the motion, behavior, and effects…
Ontology
The examination of bite marks and dental identification on co…
13 terms
Forensic Science
finger, palm or foot prints
3 types of finger prints
4 types of blood groups
Anti A and Anti B
ridges on the skin are unique patterns
whorls, arches, loops
A, B, AB, O
used to test blood to determine group
finger, palm or foot prints
ridges on the skin are unique patterns
3 types of finger prints
whorls, arches, loops
Forensic Science Chapter 1: Observation
Observation
perception
eyewitness
Forensic
What a person perceives using his or her senses
Interpreting information received from the senses.
A person who has seen someone or something and can communicat…
Relating to the application of scientific knowledge to legal…
Observation
What a person perceives using his or her senses
perception
Interpreting information received from the senses.
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IACS Forensic Science Chapt 13 Forensic Anthropology Basic Chapt Vocabulary
anthropology
epiphysis
forensic anthropology
joints
It is the study of all aspects of human kind, biological, cul…
One of the two ends of long bone (pl: eiphyses). The epiphyse…
A type of applied physical anthropology that specializes in t…
Articulations between adjoining bones
anthropology
It is the study of all aspects of human kind, biological, cul…
epiphysis
One of the two ends of long bone (pl: eiphyses). The epiphyse…
12 terms
Forensic Science
Forensic Science
Forensis
mortis
Livor mortis
Application of science to evidence collected to be used in th…
From Latin meaning "pertaining to the forum." Root word for f…
death
When blood is still liquid, it will pool in a new spot causin…
Forensic Science
Application of science to evidence collected to be used in th…
Forensis
From Latin meaning "pertaining to the forum." Root word for f…
20 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensic Science
Computational
Digital
Anthropology
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
Similar to the computational subdivision, digital forensics p…
Forensic anthropology offers credit to our legal system throu…
Forensic Science
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
10 terms
Forensic Science, Chapter Two: Vocabulary
Evidence
Testimonial Evidence
Physical Evidence
Indirect Evidence
Something that tends to establish or disprove a fact. Can inc…
What is said in court by a competent witness; also called dir…
Tangible items that tend to prove some material fact; also ca…
Evidence providing only a basis for inference about the dispu…
Evidence
Something that tends to establish or disprove a fact. Can inc…
Testimonial Evidence
What is said in court by a competent witness; also called dir…
12 terms
Forensic Science: C 6 vocabulary
arch
core
delta
fingerprint
a fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern originates f…
a center of a loop or whorl
a triangular ridge pattern with ridges that go in different d…
an impression left on any surface that consists of patterns m…
arch
a fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern originates f…
core
a center of a loop or whorl
20 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
Forensic Science
Computational
Digital
Anthropology
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
Similar to the computational subdivision, digital forensics p…
Forensic anthropology offers credit to our legal system throu…
Forensic Science
(often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad…
Computational
Computational forensics allows specialists in this field to a…
35 terms
Forensic Science Hair and fibers
Anagen
Animal Fibers
Average Human Hair
Amorphous
-hair is actively growing... -root bulb may appear flame shaped…
-All animal fibers are made of proteins.... -Animals provide fib…
-has about 250,000 pieces of which cycle every 3 years... -250 s…
without a defined shape; fibers composed of a loose arrangeme…
Anagen
-hair is actively growing... -root bulb may appear flame shaped…
Animal Fibers
-All animal fibers are made of proteins.... -Animals provide fib…
12 terms
Forensic Science: C 2 vocabulary
chain of custody
circumstantial evidence (indirect evid…
class evidence
crime-scene investigation
the documented and unbroken transfer of evidence
evidence used to imply a fact but not to prove it directly
material that connects an individual or thing to a certain gr…
a multidisciplinary approach in which scientific and legal pr…
chain of custody
the documented and unbroken transfer of evidence
circumstantial evidence (indirect evid…
evidence used to imply a fact but not to prove it directly
10 terms
DNA in Forensic Science
This type of DNA comes from your mothe…
identifying a person based on their un…
Which base pair always pairs with Aden…
Which base pair always pairs with Guan…
mitochondrial DNA
DNA Profiling
Thymine
Cytosine
This type of DNA comes from your mothe…
mitochondrial DNA
identifying a person based on their un…
DNA Profiling
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