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Hair, mongoloid

Mongoloid hair:
* Shaft diameter: coarse and usually with little or no variation
* Pigment granules: densely distributed and often arranged in large patchy areas or streaks
* Medulla: prominent (often broad and continuous)
* Cuticle: thick
* Cross-sectional shape: round

Image courtesy of Microscopy of Hair Part 1: A Practical Guide and Manual for Human Hairs; Forensic Science Communications.



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