Leucoderms-White skinned people including Europeans, Western, Asiatics, North Africans, Polynesians and also Hamites and Indo Dravidians.
Xanthoderms- Yellow skinned people, best represented by Asiatic Mongoloids. Besides them, some Amerinds, Bushmen, and Hottentots also show a yellowish touch in their skin colours.
Melanoderms-Black skinned people, represented by Negroids.
Leiotrichus-A smooth form of hair associated with the Mongoloid racial stock.
Cymotrichous-A wavy form of hair characteristic of many people of western Asia, North-eastern Africa, Europe, etc.
Ulotrichous-A woolly form of hair having varied form, e.g., frizzly and filfil or peppercorn.
Pepper corn-A form of ulotrichous hair where small knots of thick rolled hairs appear to be separated by abre spaces. It is characteristic of Negrillos, Negritos, Papuans, Melanesians and Bushmen.
Prognathism-Prognathism is the protrusion of jaw. It is present in marked degree among Negroid and Australoid.
Orthognathism-The absence of prognathism.
Epicanthic fold-A skin that hangs over the eye in the Mongoloid racial stock concealing it thoroughly.
Derinatoglyphics-the study of the ridge patterns of the skin of fingers, palms, toes and soles. Dermatoglyphics traits” are not modified by environmental factors. These are not subject to a high rate of mutation and are identifiable any subjective bias.
Leptorrhine-Narrow nose having a nasal index of 55.0 – 6°.9
Mesorrhine-Medium nose having a nasal index of 70.0 -84.9
Playtyrrhine-Broad nose having a nasal index of 85.0-99
Dolicoeephalic-Narrow head having a cephalic index of 70.0-75.9
Mesocephalic -Medium nose having a cephalic index of 76 – 80′.9.
Brachycephalic-Short and broad head having a cephalic index of 81.0-85.5.
Steatopygia-immense deposit of fat in the buttocks of women markedly present in Hottentot, less prominent in Bushmen and occasionally present in African pygmy or Negrillos.