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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The researchers played English-learning infants of Caucasian ancestry sentences in both English and Cantonese and showed them pictures of people of Caucasian descent, and of Asian descent.
Caucasians didn't lose as much wealth during the Great Recession and have recovered more of it, so white households now hold close to six times the wealth of African American or Hispanic households. Median earnings for white households recovered from the recession by 2016, but earning levels for both black and Hispanic households remained below 2007 levels.
Furthermore, H angle in Jordanian population (5.4 degrees) was less than white Caucasians (10.00 + 4.00 degrees), which also contradicts with this study in which H angle (16.56 + 4.06) is greater than Caucasian adults H angle.
Ulteriorly, we proposed that the placebo effect in HbA1c changes and body weight changes of anti-diabetes treatment were comparable between Caucasians and Asians although there were evidence indicating that the pathophysiology of insulin secretion and insulin resistance was not the same between the two ethnicities.[9],[14] What's more, meta-regression analysis from our study also indicated that the placebo effect on HbA1c changes as well as on weight changes from baseline was not associated with baseline factors although the baseline BMI levels were significantly lower in Asians than that in Caucasians.
In the visual search task the stimuli were 48 photographs of people's faces without outer facial features (24 photographs of Chinese people and 24 of Caucasians, with even numbers of males and females) that we had selected from the picture pool.
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 (4.3%, 95% CI: 3.7-5.0) (n = 3697) compared to non-Caucasians (2.1%, 95% CI: 1.7-2.6) (n = 4298).
Our study showed that the IL-4R Q551R R allele could significantly increase susceptibility to periodontitis in Caucasians, especially in terms of CP, which was more evident in those having a history of tobacco smoking.
25, 2015, might have been mistaken for Americans or Caucasians.
For example, a study showed that Brazilian subjects have craniofacial characteristics that are distinct from those of other races, especially Caucasians.20 Similarly, Pakistani population also has distinct facial and dental features when compared with European and American populations.21,22 As the cephalometric analysis routinely used for diagnosis and treatment planning in orthodontics is generally based on Caucasian cephalometric standards, there has been concern on elaborating a cephalometric analysis more specific to young Pakistani patients.
Do We Need to Put God into Emotional Support?: A Comparison of Caucasians' and African-Americans' Evaluations of Religious versus Non-Religious Comforting Messages
For them, most of their misfortune was due to the domination of minorities, mostly "Caucasians" (persons from the Cauc Consequently, their violent activities were mostly directed against them.