TITLE

triradius

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2240
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "triradius" is presented. It refers to the point of convergence of dermal ridges coming from three directions in classifying fingerprints.
ACCESSION #
21249487

 

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