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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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It was found that on the average, five times as much UVL reaches the upper dermis of Caucasians when compared with the Afro-Caribbean's.4 The carotene content of the ancient Mongoloids was greater than in the Congoid's and Caucasoid's, which was responsible for their yellowish complexion.5 It was due to their high intake of the plant Enhydra Fluctuan which has a high content of carotene; it has good nutritional value and it was also used to treat a number of diseases.6
Chromosomal Q polymorphism in Mongoloids of northern Asia.
Of the 14 studies, 6 studies were conducted in Mongoloid population, 5 were conducted in Caucasians population, and 3 in other population.
Given the clear biological differences between Negrito and southern Mongoloid peoples in the Philippines, and the presence of linguistically unrelated Negrito populations in both the Malay peninsula, where they speak Austroasiatic (AA) languages, and in the Andaman islands, where the languages form two families that have no clear relationship to one another or to anything else (Abbi 2004), parsimony clearly favors treating the Philippine Negritos as a distinct population that underwent language shift at some time in the prehistoric past (Reid 1987, 1994a, 1994b, Blust 2013).
These studies were mostly on Caucasians and Mongoloid populations.
During debate over the Maryland law earlier this year, Heather Sachs gave testimony that 9 years ago when she received the result of her prenatal diagnosis she was simply given a pamphlet entitled "So You've Had a Mongoloid: Now What?"
There are also fears of wars between ethnic communities sharing common racial roots, such as long-simmering conflicts between Kurds and Persians sharing an Aryan stock, or territorial disputes among Turkic groups having the same Mongoloid roots.
Exposed as they were to a great variety of environments - from extremely hot to extremely cold, dry to humid over the millennia their body shapes, skin colours and everything that now identifies someone as African or Caucasian or Mongoloid was transformed.
With respect to biological distance in the distance matrix (Table 3) as well as in their respective dendrograms (Figure 1) it can be seen that the sample has a high affinity for the Mongoloid Dental Complex due to the frequency of the TCMT incisors with shovel shape, Carabelli's cusp, the protostylid, the cusp 6 and cusp 7.
Yesilyurt et al (2008) [5] in their study have quoted that the most common positions for the MF were (i) below the second premolar tooth (Type 4) in Chinese, Kenyan Africans, Nigerians and Mongoloid populations; (ii) posterior to the second premolar (Type5) in Caucasians and Zimbabweans, between the premolars (Type 3) in Negroid, British, Central Anatolian and North American white populations.
Speaking broken Kashmiri, carrying Mongoloid facial features, adorning a unique culture and dresses are their apparent personality traits.
It is noted that Chakma, Gurung, Mongol, Evenks, Manchu, and Japanese are mongoloid. Therefore, these results offer support to Bhasin [28] who described Mongoloids as brachycephalic to hyperbrachycephalic.