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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.
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.

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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Nonetheless, both the early modern and post-abolition moments are also marked by their imbrications with the racialism of the intervening period.
But racialism or discrimination of any form is to be deplored-and ways found to eliminate the practice.
The etymological aspects of Racism and Racialism have also been explained with a different approach.
He also received today travelers Hussein al-Mansour and Ali al-Hamzan, who had traveled the Kingdom's regions to propagate his campaign against fanaticism and racialism with all of their forms.
Doyle says that in the political rhetoric of the early seventeenth century we see explicit invocation of Anglo-Saxon racialism as the means to make arguments against monarchical power, associating James I and his legacy with Norman invaders.
Circumventing the quagmire of discrimination that has thus far characterized many studies of Howells and minstrelsy, Jarrett discusses the American minstrel tradition of the 1890s as a bridge between racialism and realism that Howells, acting as literary dean, helped to establish.
26) on the development of racialism to be counterintuitive, Kidd marshals a great deal of convincing evidence to advance his arguments.
In the end, as Bovilsky contends, the system of racialism and its "distinctions, distinctions whose effects have been no less real than their grounds, like the literature that represents them, are metaphorical, contradictory, and imagined" (35).
Obviously nothing like that can be said of Haeckel's racialism. Still, Richards finds mitigating factors.
The answer turns out Co be the alarm of Franz Boas, a principal architect of the new science of anthropology, over the growth of racialism in America and Europe early in the twentieth century.
Given such overt racialism it was inevitable that armed conflict was going to break out.
I apologise then for grossly defaming America when I said I feared there was too much innate and ingrained racialism in the country for a black man to ever win.