Caucasian

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Caucasian

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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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Increased testicular cancer risk among Caucasian men is a result of a trade-off to protect them from harmful ultraviolet rays.
African American participants reported more pain in comparison with Caucasian subjects.
For whatever reason, no congregations within their language or ethnic group are looking for clergy, so the ministers seek calls in Caucasian churches.
After showing them randomly altered facial expressions on a computer screen the study found that the Chinese participants relied on the eyes more to represent facial expressions, while Western Caucasians relied on the eyebrows and mouth.
Khera said that because Caucasian women have lower rates of cardiovascular disease, the study raised questions about how best to use CRP in the real-world setting.
With the data obtained, we observed that African Americans in the South have lower DZOase activities, higher POase activities, and lower DZOase/POase ratios than Caucasians, reflecting the significantly different distribution of QQ, QR, and RR functional genotypes observed in African Americans than that found in Caucasians.
This shows that there are recurrent expression patterns in prostate tumors and that these patterns are different for African Americans and for Caucasians," said Dr.
The results of the general lineal model analyses indicated that both male and female Caucasians obtained similar scores in some of the variables.
The survey also found older lawyers typically think courts treat Caucasians and minorities in the same way than their younger brethren.
4 percent in Caucasian women between 1990 and 2002, it only dropped 1.
However, data analyses indicate that classical human capital indicators such as education, job training, and work experiences are not sufficient to account for the observed income gap between Hispanics and Caucasians.
The court held that the officials' alleged actions of allowing a resident with an allegedly known propensity toward attacking Caucasians unsupervised access to the facility's dayroom where the beatings took place, constituted a "substantial risk of harm.