Definition of Bertillon, Alphonse in English:

Bertillon, Alphonse

Syllabification: Ber·til·lon, Alphonse
Pronunciation: /ˈbərtlˌän, ˌbertēˈyôN
( 1853–1914), French criminologist. He devised a system of body measurements (the Bertillon system) for the identification of criminals, which was widely used until superseded by the technique of fingerprinting at the beginning of the 20th century.

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