TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEIOTRICHOUS»
The term «leiotrichous» is normally little used and occupies the 145.450
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEIOTRICHOUS»
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Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology and Human Genetics
JCM X JCF Leiotrichous 1.10 1.68 p<0.9 0.1<p<0.05 Non-significant Non-
significant Cymotrichous 2. JCM X KCM Leiotrichous Cymotrichous 0.60 0.11 0.6
<p<0.5 p<0.9 Non-significant Non-significant 3. JCM X KC Leiotrichous 0.61 3.40
The Gilded Tongue: Overly Eloquent Words for Everyday Things
LEIOTRICHOUS (LY-uh-TRI-kuhs) : adj. from New Latin leiotrichi: having straight,
smooth hair. Although the man who committed the crime had curly hair, the
original suspect was leiotrichous. LENTIC (LEN-tik): adj. from Latin lentus (slow, ...
24.1 Depiction of the three hair follicle shapes by ethnicity, left to right;
Leiotrichous or straight shaft (Asian); Cynotrichous or wavy shaft (Caucasion);
Heliotrichosis or kinky shaft (Black) have a lesser incidence of baldness than
Robert S. Haber, Dowling Bluford Stough, 2006
Foyle's further philavery: a cornucopia of lexical delights
leiotrichous. adjective straight-haired $»>The word is derived from the Greek
leios meaning 'smooth' and thrix, trichos meaning 'hair'. The word is pronounced '
lie-aw-trik-uss' with the stress on the second syllable.
Dimensions of Researches in Indian Anthropology: Volume I
by a large number of genes, a probable consequence of many mutations. In the
present study the following threefold classification was adopted: 1. Leiotrichous (
Straight, Smooth) 2. Cymotrichous (Wavy) and 3. Ulotrichous (Frizzly) Data on ...
Vijoy S. Sahay, Pradip Kumar Singh, Oriental Institute of Cultural and Social Research (Allahabad, India), 2003
The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of ...
The Examiner, no. 532 (1832), condemned "a perking, prurient, linsey-woolsey
species of composition" (see ueid). jvool-gathering. woolly. Bory de St. Vincent (d
. 1846) classified mankind by the hair: leiotrichous: straight; cymotrichous: wavy;
Joseph Twadell Shipley, 2009
The Discourse of Race in Modern China
Popular aesthetic norms guided his inquiry: straight hair was judged 'more
beautiful' than curly hair.30 In nineteenth- century Europe, hair was sometimes
divided into a 'leiotrichous' type (straight and wavy, i.e. European) and a '
Andrew Macfarlane of the Leucodermi, cymotrichous of hair and mesocephalic of
head, had coupled with Sarah of the Xanthodermi, exotically leiotrichous but
woefully brachy cephalic. Their daughter was a collapse. A blur. Compared to the
Reversing Your Hair Loss - A Practical Scientific Guide:
Lissotrichous (sometimes given as leiotrichous) is Asian, or oriental hair. This is
also black, but differs from the first type in that it is very straight and can grow very
long. Relative to the other two types, it is also the thickest. A single strand of this ...
Hair: Its Power and Meaning in Asian Cultures
In nineteenth-century Europe, scientists sometimes divided hair into a "
leiotrichous" type (straight and wavy, i.e., Europeans) and a "ulotrichous" type (
crisp, woolly, or tufted): each group of people conducted its own taxonomic
enterprise under ...
Alf Hiltebeitel, Barbara D. Miller, 1998
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEIOTRICHOUS»
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What words really mean: David Foster Wallace's dictionary
... of Man, from the early 1900s, classified races according to three basic hair types: leiotrichous (straight), cymotrichous (wavy) and ulotrichous. «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 12»
Why cryptic crosswords are civilisation
The answer to 10 across is 'leiotrichous' meaning 'having straight hair'!" Swallowing hard my friend apologises, grabs his bag and hurries to ... «BBC News, Jan 05»