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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.
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
6 terms
Unit 1 Forensic Science Vocabulary
Algor Mortis
Autopsy
Expert Witness
Livor Mortis
Postmortem cooling of the body to the surrounding temperature.
The medical dissection and examination of a body in order to…
An individual whom the court determines possesses knowledge r…
The medical condition that occurs after death and results in…
Algor Mortis
Postmortem cooling of the body to the surrounding temperature.
Autopsy
The medical dissection and examination of a body in order to…
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
20 terms
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…
14 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
Witness
Suspect
Victim
Physical Evidence
A person who saw the crime happen. They are usually interview…
A person who is believed to be involved in a crime. They are…
The person or people the crime happened to. Unlike on TV, vic…
Anything that can be collected at a crime scene and presented…
Witness
A person who saw the crime happen. They are usually interview…
Suspect
A person who is believed to be involved in a crime. They are…
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…
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
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)
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…
Forensic science vocabulary 1
Forensic Science
Forum
Entomology
Forensic Pathologist
the use of scientific methods and knowledge to investigate cr…
Latin word meaning to present and interpret scientific inform…
the study of insects
a scientist who determines the cause of death and if there is…
Forensic Science
the use of scientific methods and knowledge to investigate cr…
Forum
Latin word meaning to present and interpret scientific inform…
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
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
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
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…
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…
16 terms
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…
Forensic Science, Chapter One: Vocabulary
Criminalistics
Evidence
Ballistics
Odontology
The examination of physical evidence
Anything that tends to establish or disprove a fact. Can incl…
The science that deals with the motion, behavior, and effects…
Examination of bite marks and dental identification of corpses.
Criminalistics
The examination of physical evidence
Evidence
Anything that tends to establish or disprove a fact. Can incl…
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
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
12 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
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.
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…
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…
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…
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
25 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…
Forensic Science, Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Analytical Skills
Deductive Reasoning
Eyewitness
Fact
the ability to identify a concept or problem, to isolate its…
deriving the consequences from the facts using a series of lo…
a person who has seen someone or something and can communicat…
a statement or assertion of information that can be verified
Analytical Skills
the ability to identify a concept or problem, to isolate its…
Deductive Reasoning
deriving the consequences from the facts using a series of lo…
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…
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…
10 terms
Forensic Science Vocabulary
deoxyribonucleic acid
chromatography
forensic science
friction ridge pattern
a large double-helix molecule present in living organisms.
the process that separates substances into individual chemica…
the application of science to law.
a pattern of lines, or ridges, along the tips of the fingers.
deoxyribonucleic acid
a large double-helix molecule present in living organisms.
chromatography
the process that separates substances into individual chemica…
23 terms
Forensic Science- Vocabulary 1
Forensic Science
Matthieu Orfilia
Alphonse Bertillion
Francis Galton
application of scientific knowledge as it pertains to the law
father of toxicology
father of anthropometry
father of fingerprinting
Forensic Science
application of scientific knowledge as it pertains to the law
Matthieu Orfilia
father of toxicology
12 terms
Forensic science vocabulary 1
Consent to search
Primary crime scene
Opinion
Analytical skills
A written or verbal agreement to search a property
The place where the crime took place
Personal belief founded on judgement rather than on direct ex…
The ability to identify a concept to isolate its component pa…
Consent to search
A written or verbal agreement to search a property
Primary crime scene
The place where the crime took place
40 terms
Forensic Science: Forensic Anthropology
Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology
Bones
Suture
the scientific study of all aspects of human development and…
studies the identifying characteristics on the remains of an…
hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of th…
line of junction or an immovable joint between two bones, esp…
Anthropology
the scientific study of all aspects of human development and…
Forensic Anthropology
studies the identifying characteristics on the remains of an…
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…
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 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…
93 terms
Forensic Science Semester 1 Vocabulary
delta
bridge
dot
hook
delta
bridge
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
12 terms
Chapter 4 Forensic Science
amorphous
crystalline
direct transfer
fiber
without a defined shape; fibers composed of a loose arrangeme…
regularly shaped; fibers composed of polymers packed side by…
the passing of evidence, such as a fiber, from vitim to suspe…
the smallest indivisible unit of a textile, it must be at lea…
amorphous
without a defined shape; fibers composed of a loose arrangeme…
crystalline
regularly shaped; fibers composed of polymers packed side by…
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