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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.


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


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


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:

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A comparison of the angular and linear measurements according to the Jarabak\'s analysis in the Pakistani and Caucasian population showed that the Pakistani males had all of their angular as well as linear measurements significantly different than the Caucasians including the saddle angle, gonial angle, articular angle, upper gonial angle and lower gonial angle, (p less than 0.
Maritime Province seems to be one of the regions, in addition to the Volga Region, where conversions of Russian criminals to Islam and their affiliation with the North Caucasian resistance became already clear.
In addition, there was an elevated risk of estrogen receptor positive and progesterone receptor positive tumors in Caucasian women related to a 500 gram per week increase in total red meat intake.
While not always explicitly stated, the clear implication was that first generation clergy worked harder than Caucasian clergy.
A comparison is made between Caucasian and non-Caucasian (minority) respondents and these data are analyzed statistically were appropriate.
2008), I expected Caucasian and non-Caucasian students in the current study to differ in their perceptions of and satisfaction with faculty diversity.
Even though the African American patients were more likely to have high blood pressure and were more likely to have been on dialysis longer than Caucasians before they received a transplant, the researchers found they were 46% less likely to die over the next nine or 10 years than the Caucasian recipients.
We excluded from the study individuals who were < 25 years of age or > 65 years of age, who were known or suspected to be infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) or hepatitis, or who did not self-declare as Caucasian or African American; no demographic information was available on any of the samples other than age, sex, and self-declared race.
The researchers found Caucasian people tend to show classic heart symptoms with pain in their chest and arms and shortness of breath.
Compared to Caucasian women, young African American women have a higher incidence of triple receptor--negative (TN) breast cancer, tumors that don't respond to treatment with hormone therapy or trastuzumab.
Asthma: Among preschool children hospitalized for asthma, only 7% of African-American and 2% of Hispanic children, compared to 21% of Caucasian children, are prescribed medications to prevent future asthma-related hospitalizations.
In makeup usage, both Caucasian and Hispanic women are more likely than African American and Asian women to report daily usage of foundation, blush or mascara.