Definition of Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich in English:

Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich

Line breaks: Jo¦hann Fried|rich Blu¦men|bach
Pronunciation: /ˈbluːmənbɑːx
 
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( 1752–1840), German physiologist and anatomist. He is regarded as the founder of physical anthropology, though his approach has since been much modified. He classified modern humans into five broad categories (Caucasian, Mongoloid, Malayan, Ethiopian, and American) based mainly on cranial measurements.

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