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adjective White (as in a person); usually understood to be of non-Hispanic European descent.
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Population biology adjective White, usually understood to be of non-Hispanic European descent. Cf Asian, Black, Hispanic.
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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.
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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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The cephalometric mean values reported are specific to an ethnic group that should be applied on the same groups as one normal measurement may look attractive in one population but may not look attractive in another.6-12 Therefore each population should be treated according to specific characteristics of its own.6 Literature reported varying results in determination of lip position in different racial groups when comparing with norms based on Caucasian samples of European-American ancestry.6-7 There is significant difference among different ethnic groups when these cephalometric measurements are taken into consideration in orthodontics diagnosing and planning.6-7,13.
With the increasing prevalence of T2DM in Asian population and the unmet need for improving glucose control,[8],[9],[10] the placebo-controlled RCTs of novel agents have been carried out in both Asian and Caucasian patients with T2DM.
Second, we focused on faces that lacked any expression and did not test for any preference for racial groups (i.e., Chinese and Caucasians).
A separate analysis for immigrants irrespective of whether or not they were Caucasian led to a similar pattern (data not reported).
Padyukov, "Association of the--159 CD14 gene polymorphism and lack of association of the--308 TNFA and Q551R IL-4RA polymorphisms with severe chronic periodontitis in Swedish Caucasians," Journal of Clinical Periodontology, vol.
Yung kanilang features pwede pagkamalan na Caucasians pero wala ho napatunayan na meron talagang Caucasians sa field, De Lima said at a press conference Thursday.
However, when comparing the results of the present study with international studies it can be seen that the measurements of the Pakistani population are unique and quite significantly different than the other races like the Caucasians,24 Saudis34 and Brazilians.35
Previous research has shown that African Americans rate comforting messages as less favorable than Caucasians and that they do not differentiate between high and low quality comforting messages.
One should remember here that a dislike of "Caucasians" is not the same in all parts of the country.
Moreover, Caucasians have generally manifested higher levels of patriotism than African Americans and other citizens of color.
[GRAPHICS OMITTED] Opinions on a 5-point scale (1 = strongly disagree 3 = neutral 5 = strongly agree) Organic are healthier African Americans 3.91 Asian Americans 3.76 Latino Americans 4.00 Caucasian Americans 3.63 Organics are fresher.