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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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This unwillingness to accept failure, incidentally, sheds light on Meirs's rejection of her mongoloid granddaughter, though Martin never brings up the issue.
Another study indicated almost twice as many Mongoloid births in Illinois and other areas where the fluoride content in the drinking water is high compared with areas where the fluoride content is low [5].
In theory, the first Americans of both North and South were descended from Mongoloid tribes who crossed the Bering Strait land-bridge into Alaska.
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After nine years of marriage she gives birth to a mongoloid infant whom she nurses and cares for affectionately.
and Mongoloid (Yellow) leaves a residue of populations that are of problematical
Coon, a well-known University of Pennsylvania anthropologist, published The Origin of Races, in which he argued that what he classified as the five major racial groups (Australoid, Mongoloid, Caucasoid, Capoid, and Congoid) are actually separate "subspecies," each occupying "its own level on the evolutionary scale.
Thus, in his first sentence, van Driem characterizes the Limbus as "a sedentary agriculturalist people of the Mongoloid race.
Martin Bernal's characterization of race as a social entity, rather than a biological one, echoes a growing trend among anthropologists to reject the usefulness of the three traditional racial categories -- Caucasoid, Negroid and Mongoloid -- for the study of human populations.
They were stark and sturdy, wth an almost mongoloid cast of features.
Because of their Mongoloid features, it is easy to stereotype them," adds Meitei.