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race

 [rās]
a class or breed of animals; a group of individuals having certain characteristics in common, owing to a common inheritance.

race

(rās)
n.
1. A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution: the Celtic race.
3. A genealogical line; a lineage.
4. Humans considered as a group.
5. Biology
a. A usually geographically isolated population of organisms that differs from other populations of the same species in certain heritable traits: an island race of birds.
b. A breed or strain, as of domestic animals.
6. A distinguishing or characteristic quality, such as the flavor of a wine.
adj.
Of or relating to race; racial: race relations; race quotas.

race

Etymology: It, razza
1 a vague unscientific term for a group of genetically related people who share certain physical characteristics.
2 a distinct ethnic group characterized by traits that are transmitted through their offspring.
Social medicine Ethnic origin A subdivision of species which, while capable of genetic recombination, may nonetheless be divided based on biochemical, haematologic, immunologic, morphologic, or serologic differences
Sports medicine An athletic competition in which the speed of completion determines the victor
Vox populi Loosely, any competition

race

Social medicine Ethnic origin A subdivision of species which, while capable of genetic recombination, may nonetheless be divided in part based on biochemical, hematologic, immunologic, morphologic, serologic differences. See Equal opportunity Sports medicineAn athletic competition in which the fastest person wins.

race

a population that can be distinguished from other populations of the same species by several genetical characteristics such as frequency of particular genes or chromosomal arrangements. For example, in humans, different races have been found to have quite different frequencies of alleles for the ABO BLOOD GROUP locus. see FOUNDER EFFECT.

race

1. a class or breed of animals subordinate to species, i.e. a subspecies; a group of animals having certain characteristics in common, because of a common inheritance.
2. a fenced lane just one animal wide leading to a dipping tank, spray dip, branding chute, drafting gate, etc.
3. see stripe.

Patient discussion about race

Q. what causes the heart to race so fst it feels like it going to come right out your chest?

A. Too much caffeine or alcohol or food can sometimes cause your heart to race in an erratic way. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080111201910.htm Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) occur when the electrical impulses in your heart that coordinate your heartbeats don't function properly, causing your heart to beat too fast, too slow or irregularly.

Arrhythmias are common and usually harmless. Most people have occasional, irregular heartbeats that may feel like a skipped, fluttering or racing heart. However, some heart arrhythmias may cause bothersome — sometimes even life-threatening — signs and symptoms.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/heart-arrhythmias/DS00290 Hope this helps.

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38 Squamous cell carcinoma is most common cancer as is basal cell carcinoma in Caucasoid.
Edgar (2007) (19) grouped humans into five clusters: the Mongoloid Dental Complex formed by sinodont and sundadont groups; the Caucasoid Dental Complex formed by Western Eurasian groups (Europe, North Africa, Middle East and India); the Saharan African Dental Complex (composed of West African and South African subgroups closer to sundadont populations of the South Pacific), several Pacific groups of Sahul or Oceania and American Paleo-Indians who present frequencies and morphological variations that take them out of the complexes described.
28) Malhotra, stated on the basis of morphological features, the mongoloid and Caucasoid contribute to the biological composition of Indian population.
Nevertheless, this diversity makes it difficult to perform not only demographic classifications (such as geographical region and territory, common biological background, language and cultural traditions, conscience of ethnical adscription, and self-recognizing) and socioeconomic projections, but also forensic procedures that include the four basic identification traits and general osteobiography (sex, age, racial pattern, and height) and identification of microevolutive development of Colombian population, which includes Caucasoid mestizos, indigenous peoples, afro-descendant populations, and the rom people or gypsies, based on land settlement processes, migrations, contacts, isolations, and crossbreeding.
All the case and control subjects inducted in this study belonged specifically to the Caucasoid morphological subtype (22) and Indo-European linguistic group (23) of north India.
The contribution of Caucasoid and Mongoloid components in the formation of the anthropological type of the Kazakhs was proved earlier by Ismagulov (1970) on the basis of a comprehensive study of paleoantropological and craniological materials.
51) One wonders: will surveys ever be used to analyse data on whether severe personality disorder exists among those afflicted with ethnocentrism from ethnic groups other than those of Caucasoid origin, such as Afro-Americans, Jews, Amerindians and supporters of "La Raza"?
208G>A, beta 69 (E13)Gly>Ser) seems to be a rare P globin variant, which was found initially in Caucasoid families (1, 2); later in a Turkish one (3); in an Italian family from Naples (4); in a Nigerian newborn and his mother in Madrid, Spain (5, 6) and in 2 out of 2105 hemoglobin samples collected along 5 years in Switzerland (7).
This science has amply demonstrated that "the Negro is biologically superior to the other two types" (119) and it has done so by using systematic and precise empirical research that has lead to the overall conclusion that "the Caucasoid breed is not of our kind" (120).
Human crania are traditionally divided into three groups: Asian, African, and Caucasoid.
30) Analyzing and classifying race in a biological or scientific context under the Caucasoid, Negroid, and Mongoloid classifications has been rejected by social scientists and anthropologists alike.
Europeans are the predominant ancestry in the Brazilian southern region, [25] and that fact was consistent with the occurrence of Caucasoid individuals in our sample.