iris recognition

/ˈaɪrəs rɛkəgnɪʃən/ (say 'uyruhs rekuhgnishuhn)

noun
the process of identifying a person by analysing the unique pattern of their iris and matching it against an existing record.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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