Definitions for "MINUTIAE"
The unique, measurable physical characteristics scanned as input and stored for matching by biometric systems. For fingerprints, minutiae include the starting and ending points of ridges, and ridge junctions among other features.
Small details found in finger images such as ridge endings or bifurcations.
Distinct elements in the fingerprint patterns such as bifurcation and islands.
Particulars; details.
Extremely small details.