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Bertillon, Alphonse

Pronunciation: /ˈbərtlˌän/ Pronunciation: /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a system of body measurements (the Bertillon system) for the identification of criminals, which was widely used until superseded by the technique of fingerprinting at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Syllabification: Ber·til·lon, Alphonse

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