detection dog

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detection dog

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detection dog

FORENSICS, PUBLIC HEALTH

Definition A dog trained to identify by scent, firearms, explosives, gypsy moths, chemicals used in arson, plants, currency/cash, illicit drugs, polycarbonate optical disks–bootleg DVDs, human remains, plant and animal tissues, and, recently, the je ne sais quoi of prostate cancer in urine from older men. 

Synonym Sniffer dog 

Reference en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Detection_dog  
http://www.harvardprostateknowledge.org/trained-dogs-can-sniff-prostate-cancer

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