Caucasian


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Caucasian

or

Caucasoid:

see racerace,
one of the group of populations regarded as constituting humanity. The differences that have historically determined the classification into races are predominantly physical aspects of appearance that are generally hereditary.
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Caucasian

, Caucasic
1. a member of the Caucasoid race; a white man
2. a native or inhabitant of Caucasia
3. any of three possibly related families of languages spoken in the Caucasus: North-West Caucasian, including Circassian and Abkhaz, North-East Caucasian, including Avar, and South Caucasian including Georgian
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Caucasian Western Press reportage of the Third World's processes in such activities as competitive politics and legal justice has frequently been characterised by the arrogant assumption that a non-Caucasian society is inherently incapable of certain systems that Caucasian colonialism had recently downloaded onto the World through very inhuman Caucasian Europe's thought-activities.
North Caucasian fighters in Syria saw their ranks bolstered by an unlikely ally: the Russian government.
Our findings indicated that there are no differences between the dimensions and relationships of the permanent teeth of Emiratis and those of other Caucasian populations, namely North Americans, for which diagnostic standards have been developed and used in our profession many years ago," said the specialist.
We found that the proportion (95% CI) of perceived non-food allergies (respiratory allergies categorized as hay fever/seasonal allergies/dust allergies and animal fur/dander allergies) was significantly higher among Caucasians (4.
The difference here is that it has been done on a much larger scale in a healthy Caucasian population without any selection bias, and subsequently replicated in a case control study from a similar healthy UK population.
While breast cancer death rates in Caucasian women decreased in all 50 states, among African American women in 37 states analyzed, breast cancer death rates increased in 2 states, were level in 24 states, and decreased in only 11 states.
Based on the report by the Special Investigation Team composed of members of the National Prosecution Service and National Bureau of Investigation, no Americans or Caucasians were killed during the clash in Mamasapano.
Over a seven-year period, disease control was observed in 90% of Caucasian men as opposed to 79% of African American men.
YaE-ar Basri DE[micro]nder, Bursa Dagestan Culture and Solidarity Foundation Chairman stated that they were striving for keep our culture alive and transfer the Caucasian culture to the next generations.
Table-1: Difference between the mean values of Caucasian and Pakistani males.
Scientists said the increased risk Caucasian men have of testicular cancer in comparison to African men is a result of their lighter skin.
African Americans rated the religious message strategies as significantly more sensitive and/or effective than did Caucasian young adults.