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Caucasian

pertaining to a person whose ancestors were believed to have in ancient times inhabited the geographic region of the Caucasus, in southeastern Europe, or whose ancestors were members of the hypothetical Indo-European cultures identified with the Caucasus.

Caucasian

adjective White (as in a person); usually understood to be of non-Hispanic European descent.

Caucasian

Population biology adjective White, usually understood to be of non-Hispanic European descent. Cf Asian, Black, Hispanic.

caucasian

A term commonly used to refer to a person who is neither black, brown, yellow or red. It is based on the anthropologically disreputable theory that humankind can be divided into five ethnic classes—Caucasians, Negroes, Mongols, Malaysians and Americans.

Patient discussion about Caucasian

Q. i have white spots on testicals

A. if i had white spots on my testicals,,i would be in sombodys emergency room right now....i suggest you get a dr......mrfoot56

Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

Q. Is it possible for teenager (13-25 years old) to have a white hair? (For tropical people) If possible, why?

A. And example of how it looks in poliosis:
http://dermis.multimedica.de/dermisroot/en/1269324/image.htm

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A separate analysis for immigrants irrespective of whether or not they were Caucasian led to a similar pattern (data not reported).
While breast cancer death rates in Caucasian women decreased in all 50 states, among African American women in 37 states analyzed, breast cancer death rates increased in 2 states, were level in 24 states, and decreased in only 11 states.
Their features might be mistaken as Caucasian, but it had not been proven that there were actual Caucasians in the field.
The Pakistani population has been shown to exhibit significantly greater articular angle, gonial angle and upper gonial angle compared to the Caucasians which is entirely opposite to the results of the Saudi population34 where these three variables are significantly lower than the norms of the Caucasians.
Scientists said the increased risk Caucasian men have of testicular cancer in comparison to African men is a result of their lighter skin.
Still, some of the criminals and those who became to see themselves as the fighters against regime could well move toward the North Caucasian Resistance.
And by doing so, retailers also would have an opportunity to offset the growth decline in the Caucasian population.
African American participants reported more pain in comparison with Caucasian subjects.
Overall, both consumer segments, ages 18 to 54, were surveyed about 350 brands, and 73% of the brands studied garnered higher attachment among African-Americans than Caucasians.
For whatever reason, no congregations within their language or ethnic group are looking for clergy, so the ministers seek calls in Caucasian churches.
Fifteen Chinese people and 15 Caucasians living in Glasgow took part in the study.
Women typically had much higher serum levels of CRP than men, and African-Americans had higher levels of CRP than Caucasians.