ln criminal law and medical jurisprudence. The measure-inent of the human body; a system of meas-uring the dimensions of the human body, both absolutely and in their proportion to each other, the facial, cranial, and other angles, the shape and size of the skull, etc., for purposes of comparison with correspond-lng measurements of other individuals, aud serving for the identification of the subject in cases of doubtful or disputed Identity. See Bertillon System