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Java man

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Genetics and Genomics.

An extinct subspecies of primitive man known from fossils obtained in central Java. Now classified as Homo erectus erectus, but formerly referred to as Pithecanthropus erectus.

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Mongoloid

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Genetics and Genomics.

Pertaining to a race of mankind, characterized by a faintly yellowish skin, an epicanthic fold, sparse body hair, and black straight head hair.

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swine

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Any of a number of domesticated breeds of the species Sus scrofa (q.v.). Popular breeds include Berkshire, Chester White, Duroc, Hampshire, Hereford, Ohio Improved Chester, Poland China,...

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