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ASTM International - ASTM E1732-17

Standard Terminology Relating to Forensic Science

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 September 2017
Status: inactive
Page Count: 4
ICS Code (Health care technology (Vocabularies)): 01.040.11
ICS Code (Medical sciences and health care facilities in general): 11.020
significance And Use:

3.1 These terms have particular application to the forensic sciences. In addition, a hierarchy of sources of definitions were used in the development of this terminology. The hierarchy is as... View More


1.1 This is a compilation of terms and corresponding definitions used in the forensic sciences. Legal or scientific terms that are generally understood or defined adequately in other readily available sources may not be included.

1.2 A definition is a single sentence with additional information included in a Discussion. It is reviewed every five years, and the year of last review or revision is appended.

1.3 Definitions identical to those published by another standards organization or ASTM committee are identified with the abbreviation of the name of the organization or the identifying document and ASTM committee; for example, ASME is the American Society of Mechanical Engineering.2

1.4 Definitions of terms specific to a particular field are identified with an abbreviation.3

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.