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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 future study should examine minority and Caucasian portrayals in ethnic media to see whether there are quantitative and qualitative differences between ethnic media and mainstream media.
With the underpinnings of Family Systems Theory, it specifically addressed the following main research questions: (1) Do families of African-American and Caucasian Head Start children experience parenting stress?
For those charged with drug offenses, however, a higher percentage of Caucasian youth (86 percent) were released pretrial than African-American youth (67 percent).
RESULTS: African Americans had higher paraoxonase activities but lower diazoxonase activities than did Caucasians, consistent with African Americans having a lower proportion of the functional genotype QQ (QQ 15%, QR 34%, RR 44%, 7% indeterminate), than did Caucasians (QQ 60%, QR 31%, RR 7%, 2% indeterminate).
As a former search committee member said about the first generation immigrant minister their congregation called, "There were other candidates, including Caucasians.
The overall purpose of the present study was to extend the database on the relation of depression and alcohol abuse between African-American and Caucasian adolescents using a school-based sample which may be more representative of the general population than clinic-based or psychiatric samples typically used.
By then it had been appropriated, sanitized, and finally regurgitated to the world in an acceptable Caucasian style.
Although clay representations of human beings are not so abundant at the early Caucasian sites as in Neolithic and Eneolithic Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, Syria and North Iraq, it is possible to see, at any case from the Early Bronze Age, a specifically Caucasian style of human figurines.
To illustrate, self-efficacy was related to delay of gratification among male and female Caucasian students, but that association was not significant among male and female minority students.
Enrollment in an educational setting while suspended had the same effect on Caucasian and African American students.
Back then, publishing in the trade and commercial sectors was Caucasian, up to the mid-90s [in percentage];' said David Unger, director of the Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York, which trains people of color for the industry.
Robinson is still helping all of us in the United States, especially those like myself, an elderly Caucasian, to understand the long struggle for racial equality and what we must keep trying to do.