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mongoloid

 [mon´go-loid]
1. pertaining to or resembling the Mongols, a group in Central Asia.
2. old term for certain features characteristic of an individual with down syndrome.

Mongoloid

(mŏng′gə-loid′, mŏn′-)
adj.
1. Of or being a human racial classification traditionally distinguished by physical characteristics such as yellowish-brown skin, straight black hair, dark eyes with epicanthic folds, and prominent cheekbones and including peoples indigenous to central and eastern Asia. No longer in scientific use. See Usage Note at Negroid.
2. Characteristic of or resembling a Mongol.
3. also mongoloid Offensive Of or relating to Down syndrome.
n.
1. A member of the Mongoloid racial classification. No longer in scientific use.
2. also mongoloid Offensive A person with Down syndrome.

mongoloid

(mŏn′gō-loyd)
1. Concerning Mongols.
2. Characterized by mongolism (i.e., Down syndrome).
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The Mongoloid skin has a tendency towards lichenification; they occupy an intermediate position between Caucasoids and Congoids with regards incidence of skin disease.
To resolve this conflict it is assumed that as a result of gene flow "nomads developed physically to resemble farmers as Mongoloids.
The first of these complexes was defined by Hanihara in 1966 (16) as the Mongoloid Dental Complex, which brings together different populations from East Asia that are characterized by having a complex dental morphology represented in a high frequency of shovel-shaped, layered fold and cusp pattern 6 incisors.
On the basis of the analysis of the results we have made the following conclusion: a centuries-old layering of the Mongoloid component on the Old Kazakhstanian anthropological layer of Proto-European race took place on the territory of Kazakhstan; anthropological type of the Kazakhs taking into account the main differentiating features of Caucasoid and Mongoloid race occupies an intermediate position and refers to a mixed South Siberian race.
Morris's razor, though, spares us the rest of the theory, according to which the First American is of an ancient tribe whose members just happen to resemble the very scientists making the claim and whose sad end came about after a genocidal campaign against these superior but outnumbered Caucasoids by hordes of Mongoloid stone age peoples.
This is not to say, however, that the Neolithic culture found in the Peninsula was due entirely to the migration of the southern Mongoloid population.
177) "Gene differences between Caucasian, Negro, and Japanese Populations" both authors argue that the genetic differences between the three groups are insignificant and that the so-called Negroids are not "quite different" from Caucasoids and Mongoloids.
The peoples that performed this feat were the ancestors of the Australian Aborigines as well as the isolated similar populations of the Andaman Islands, northern Sumatra, and probably other islands in Melanesia, although these islands now show the genetic influence of later entry of Polynesian populations with Mongoloid affinities.
We used to have all manner of descriptors for human variation--many of them vaguely derogatory: mongoloids, dwarves, imbeciles, hermaphrodites--that have now been replaced by the language of genetic illness and disorder.
Since evolutionary selection pressures were different in the hot savanna where Africans evolved than in the cold Arctic where Mongoloids evolved, these ecological differences had not only morphological, but also behavioral effects.
While Asians are Mongoloids who can be very different culturally, racially, they are brought together by common genetic traits.
History : Ancient people of Bangladesh were Proto-Australoids and Proto Mongoloids who were subjugated by caucasoids (aryans), who promulgated Hinduism.