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mongoloid

 [mon´go-loid]
1. pertaining to or resembling the Mongols, a group in Central Asia.
2. old term for certain features characteristic of an individual with down syndrome.

Mongoloid

(mŏng′gə-loid′, mŏn′-)
adj.
1. Of or being a human racial classification traditionally distinguished by physical characteristics such as yellowish-brown skin, straight black hair, dark eyes with epicanthic folds, and prominent cheekbones and including peoples indigenous to central and eastern Asia. No longer in scientific use. See Usage Note at Negroid.
2. Characteristic of or resembling a Mongol.
3. also mongoloid Offensive Of or relating to Down syndrome.
n.
1. A member of the Mongoloid racial classification. No longer in scientific use.
2. also mongoloid Offensive A person with Down syndrome.

mongoloid

(mŏn′gō-loyd)
1. Concerning Mongols.
2. Characterized by mongolism (i.e., Down syndrome).
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3carriers remained significant difference only in Mongoloid population.
3) Classic accounts of the Orang Asli describe a clear bipartition between Negrito foragers and southern Mongoloid agriculturalists.
On the other hand, Zoubov (16) proposed a dental delimitation of global populations into two complexes: the Eastern Dental Complex, the equivalent of the Mongoloid Dental Complex proposed by Hanihara; and the Western Dental Complex, consisting of Northern Caucasoid and Negroid populations (Southern Caucasoid populations) characterized by the high frequency of the Carabelli cusp (cusp forms), of the cusp pattern X, the groove pattern + and the cusp 7 more prevalent in Negroid populations.
This CDTM has not been associated to any world dental complex but its highest frequencies are observed in sinodonts, fist subdivision of Mongoloid dental complex.
1996), indicators of haplotype diversity of Caucasoids are characterized by essentially lower heterogeneity, whereas populations of Mongoloids and the Middle East have the highest values of levels of haplotype diversity.
Finland, Laine argues, has been shame-ridden by Lutheranism and has a need to prove herself due to historical perceptions of it being backward, racially mongoloid (taught in schools in the 1930s), speaking an uncivilised language and pathologically suicidal and alcoholic.
Though there is a Swedish-speaking minority who remain a large part of the elite, the majority of Finns speak an eastern language (related to those of Siberia) and were widely regarded as Mongoloid, rather than European, until the 1950s.
6-8) The predominance of the rpoT gene 4 copy type in the Japan mainland and the Korean peninsula is attributed to movement of Mongoloid people who migrated to Japan through the Korean peninsula.
A unique mongoloid bambino from Falerii also implies this type of funerary function since such a child would have little chance for survival in antiquity.
Mongoloid typically means of Asian or Native American descent.
As the karyotype of the present case showed translocation point near the DSCR, we assumed the mongoloid features of our patient to be related to a loss of chromosomal balance.
Beginning with A Movie in 1958, he made a series of experimental films, from his Zapruder-meets-McLuhan short Television Assassination to his Devo video Mongoloid, that laid the groundwork for the current explosion of remixes and mash-ups.