What is mongoloid?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or suffering from Down Syndrome.
    Example: "A mongoloid child"
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Mongoloid

Mongoloid /ˈmɒŋ.ɡə.lɔɪd/ refers to populations that share certain phenotypic traits such as epicanthic fold and shovel-shaped incisors and other physical traits common in most of Asia (including Central Asia, South Asia, North Asia, etc.), the Arctic, the Americas and most of the Pacific Islands. In terms of population, they are the most dominant race - more than one third of human race.

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Northern Mongoloid
... Mongoloid /ˈmɒŋ.gə.lɔɪd/ refers to populations that share certain phenotypic traits such as epicanthic fold and shovel-shaped incisors and other physical traits ... community that still operates on archaic racial concepts), outside of those contexts the term mongoloid is now considered derogatory by the scientific community due to its ...
Mongoloid Race - Criticism
... Wyoming and Dennis O'Neil professor of anthropology at Palomar College, said that "Mongoloid" concept originated with a now disputed typological method of racial ... Mongoloid, Caucasoid, Negroid, etc.) are now often controversial in both technical and non-technical contexts and may sometimes give offense no matter how they are used ... with Down syndrome may have epicanthic folds, Down syndrome was widely called "Mongol" or "Mongoloid Idiocy" ...
Mongoloid Race - Features - Neoteny
... to Ashley Montagu who taught anthropology at Princeton University, "The Mongoloid skull has proceeded further than in any other people." "The Mongoloid skull, whether ... in zoology from Oxford University, "Mongoloid races are explained in terms of being the most extreme pedomorphic humans." Richard Grossinger, professor of anthropology at ... Gould suggested a mild intensification of neoteny in Mongoloids, in whom it has been given the name pedomorphy ...
Mongoloid Race - Features - Proto-Mongoloids
... Anthropologist Elsie Clews Parsons physical features of the Proto-Mongoloid were characterized as, "a straight-haired type, medium in complexion, jaw protrusion, nose-bre ... the Ainu and Ryukyuans to have "preserved their proto-Mongoloid traits" ... Kanzaki, Saga, Japan, said Japan was settled by a Proto-Mongoloid population in the Pleistocene who became the Jōmon and their features can be seen in the Ainu and Okinawan people ...

More definitions of "mongoloid":

  • (adj): Of or pertaining to or characteristic of one of the traditional racial division of humankind including especially peoples of central and eastern Asia.
  • (adj): Characteristic of or resembling a Mongol.
    Example: "The mongoloid epicanthic fold"