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Noun: biometric identification
  1. The automatic identification of living individuals by using their physiological and behavioral characteristics
    "if a pin or password is lost or forgotten it can be changed and reissued but a biometric identification cannot"; "negative identification can only be accomplished through biometric identification";
    - biometric authentication, identity verification

Derived forms: biometric identifications

Type of: ident [informal], identification

Encyclopedia: Biometric identification