Caucasoid


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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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(1996), indicators of haplotype diversity of Caucasoids are characterized by essentially lower heterogeneity, whereas populations of Mongoloids and the Middle East have the highest values of levels of haplotype diversity.
This might indicate a very old SubSaharan predominant origin for the mutation, which is apparently unknown so far in non-Mediterranean Caucasoids or in Mongoloids.
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.
Africans are yellow, Australians red, [Mongoloids blue] and Caucasoids green.' (13) A reviewer from Time magazine described Cavalli-Sforza's book as 'a landmark global study' that 'flattens The Bell Curve, proving that racial differences are only skin deep.' (14) Similarly, the Rosenberg study was lauded for its 'humanitarian' findings and adjudged 'paper of the year' by The Lancet in 2003.
Asian Indians ("Hindus") were initially categorized as "Caucasoid" - except for voting rights.
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.
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.
604, 610 n.4 (1987) ("There is a common popular understanding that there are three major human races -- Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid.
Drawing on long-discredited 19th century racial typologies, Rushton (1995:178-183) argues, among other things, that the rate of sexual activity for the three main "races" (Negroid, Caucasoid and Mongoloid) increases in the direction Oriental > white > black, with a corresponding racial increase in the AIDS rate.
Clinical macrovascular disease in Caucasoid diabetic subjects: logistic regression analysis of risk variables.
The Anatolian Turks are a special case because they speak an Altaic language, but their genetic makeup is almost exactly halfway between European populations and those of the Middle East, all of which are Caucasoid.
The 1996 discovery of a 10,000-year-old Caucasoid skeleton in Washington State set off a scientific controversy about the origins of "Kennewick Man." This NOVA documentary looks at previous theories about the earliest settlement of North America, the implications of early Caucasian presence, and the conflict with Native American groups who are calling for a halt to the scientific study of their ancestors' remains.