Minutiae

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Minutiae (/mɨˈnjuːʃɪ./; singular minutia /mɨˈnjuːʃɪ.ə/; both also pronounced /mɨˈnjuːʃə/) are, in everyday English, minor or incidental details.

In biometrics and forensic science, minutiae are major features of a fingerprint, using which comparisons of one print with another can be made. Minutiae include:

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