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Dermal ridges on fingertip, close-up. These ridges form a distinct pattern, with each fingerprint being unique to an individual. This pattern has a loop shape, so it is classified as a loop fingerprint. Loop fingerprints are the most common type, making up around 65% of all fingerprints.
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