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computing dictionary

<security, computer hardware> The use of special input devices to analyse some physical parameter assumed to be unique to an individual, in order to confirm their identity as part of an authentication procedure.

Examples include fingerprint scanning, iris recognition, facial recognition, voice recognition (speaker recognition), signature, vascular pattern recognition.

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(01 Jan 2007)

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medical dictionary

<study>

The statistical approach to the study of biology, especially to biological events like births and deaths, and other biological observations.

The calculation of life expectancy.

(21 Mar 1998)