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Mongoloid:

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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mongoloid

[′mäŋ·gə‚lȯid]
(anthropology)
Characteristic of a Far Eastern racial stock and often American Indians; features yellow complexion, a broad flat face with small nose and prominent cheekbones, and eyes that have an epicanthal fold.
(medicine)
Having physical characteristics associated with Down's syndrome.

Mongoloid

denoting, relating to, or belonging to one of the major racial groups of mankind, characterized by yellowish complexion, straight black hair, slanting eyes, short nose, and scanty facial hair, including most of the peoples of Asia, the Inuit, and the North American Indians
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26) See Okizaki, supra note 1, at 467 ('"There is a common popular understanding that there are three major human races--Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid.
Coon divides the races into five categories--Australoid, Mongoloid, Caucasoid, Congoid, and Capoids--and supports his thesis with photographs of African persons in close proximity to photographs of lemurs, chimpanzees, and gorillas (plates 8-16), as well as comparative analyses of skulls and bone fragments of the early hominin Paranthropus boisei and Australian aborigines (plate 23).
hankukin-un mongoincong-i-ta Korean-TOP mongoloid-COP "Koreans are mongoloids.
Both the Uzbeks and Hazaras, who are physically Mongoloid, constitute nearly 10 percent each.
He recalled a debate in one of his classes, an effort to persuade the instructor that it didn't make sense to use terms such as Caucasian, Mongoloid and Negroid to describe different races.
Heavy drinking is certainly not recommended as it can lead to foetal alcohol syndrome in babies which manifests itself as mongoloid features.
Probably Slater's most shocking revelation was his publication of the story, accompanied by photographs, of Meir's mongoloid granddaughter, Meira.
Royner, "Hopkins Plans Ethics Unit in Wake of Mongoloid Case," The [Baltimore] Sun, October 21, 1971; H.
The present-day Sino-Tibetan speaking inhabitants belonging to the Mongoloid stock are thought to have occupied the rainshadow regions of the Greater Himalaya around the beginning of the first millennium BC, and the earliest written records for Spiti date back to 630 AD (Handa, 1994).
In 1880, the legislature finally abolished school segregation, but five years later it amended the code to establish separate schools for "children of Mongoloid or Chinese descent.
Also indefensible is government insistence that every citizen must be counted, or count himself, as a member of one race only--no matter that his ancestry, like Tiger Woods's, may be in part Negroid, in part Caucasoid, and in part Mongoloid.
Most reprehensible is his dismissal of Adam as a Mongoloid idiot on whom attention is wasted.