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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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The three main human races, Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid, and the biological race theory they advance, which fell under scrutiny beginning in the early twentieth century, (169) was presented to the Supreme Court in 1987.
The study was based on serum samples from 160 Caucasoid patients for whom analysis of APL-Abs was requested between November 1996 and August 1997 because their treating physicians suspected APS.
A mulatto resulting from the mating of a Negroid with a Caucasoid human being is still a human being, but she is neither fully Negroid nor fully Caucasoid.
The study found that cocaine binding was greater "in male Africoid hair than in female Africoid hair and in all Caucasoid hair types.
But if they can't say with certainty that he was white, they can say he had a lot of traditionally Caucasoid features, as opposed to the Mongoloid ones characterizing most of today's Indians.
Martin Bernal's characterization of race as a social entity, rather than a biological one, echoes a growing trend among anthropologists to reject the usefulness of the three traditional racial categories -- Caucasoid, Negroid and Mongoloid -- for the study of human populations.
Thus, the civilisation that Napoleon's scientists found in Egypt had to be the creation of Caucasians, which made the Ancient Egyptians a branch of the Caucasoid race.
They even classified humans into different categories and then gave them differing behavior characteristics (Negroid, Caucasoid etc.