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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 negro has practically been declared peer to the white man of the purest and best Caucasion [sic], Anglo-Saxon or Norman blood." (176) Because the races were equal, defendants argued, "[h]ow can the law of the land ...
TABLE 1 Demographics of the Sample Characteristic Frequency Percentage Gender Female 369 68.0 Male 174 32.0 Race Caucasion 394 74.1 African-American 119 22.4 Asian 8 1.5 Other 9 1.7 Unable to tell 2 0.4 Age Under 18 14 2.6 18-22 182 33.2 23-30 117 21.4 31-40 96 17.5 41-50 78 14.2 51-60 35 6.4 61 or over 26 4.7 Marital Status Single 285 51.8 Widowed 9 1.6 Married 218 39.6 Divorced 38 6.9 Education Less than High School 23 4.2 High School 98 17.2 Some College 261 47.5 College Graduate 91 16.5 Post Graduate Work 77 14.0 Income Under $15,000 129 25.4 $15,000-$30,000 129 25.4 $30,001-$45,000 70 13.8 $45,001-$60,000 66 13.0 $60,001-$75,000 42 8.3 $75,001 or over 72 14.2 Measures
"We breeds are half and half -- American and Caucasion [sic] -- and in a separate corral.
In Caucasion times, designation of parks and protected areas has supplied the main institutional framework for conservation.
(5) "Russia's Caucasion Cauldron," The Economist, 332, no.
There only appear to be about 10% of the Caucasion population who are poor Debrisoquine or Methoxyphenamine metabolisers.
Two schools contained middle income to upper middle income Caucasion students and one contained middle income to lower middle income students.
Ten of the students who self-identified as white, Caucasion, or WASP scored highest on Active Experimentation, eight scored highest on Concrete Experience, and three fit the Reflective Observation pattern.
These categorizations, together with percentage of minority students reported for each institution (100%-% reported as Caucasion), were used in analysis of our results below.,
Keratosis follicularis spinulosa decalvans (KFSD) is a rare disorder of keratinization characterized by spiny follicular hyperkeratosis resulting in scarring alopecia, with ocular involvement.1-7 It was first reported by Lameris2 and described by Siemens.3 The disease may be sporadic or familial and caucasions are more commonly affected.5 We here describe this rare disorder in a young male patient.
[9], the complete and incomplete forms of caroticoclinoid foramen were found in 17.1% cases, Maxi (1950--quoted by Erturk) [14], registered them in 23.4 % (among population of Central America), while Keyers (1935--quoted by Lee) [9] registered their appearance in 27.46% among American caucasions, predominantly on the left side.
The second article reveal results of a cultural competence self-assessment survey of registered nurses in North Dakota, a sprawling rural state described as 9th in the union for percentage of caucasions and 5th in rank for the most American Indians.