fo·ren·sic (fə-rĕnsĭk, -zĭk)
1. Relating to, used in, or appropriate for courts of law or for public discussion or argumentation.
2. Relating to the use of science or technology in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law: a forensic laboratory.
[From Latin forēnsis, public, of a forum, from forum, forum; see dhwer- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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