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an outward appearance

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Moreover, Caatinga was physiognomically different not only from other large South American biomes (Cerrado and Rainforests), but also from all other world biomes we compared.
604, 613 (1987) ("[section] 1981, at a minimum, reaches discrimination against an individual 'because he or she is genetically part of an ethnically and physiognomically distinctive sub-grouping of homo sapiens.
However, for the purposes of the present study, we will use the term ethnicity to refer to individuals' socially defined membership in putatively cultural, but sometimes also physiognomically, linguistically, geographically, or ancestrally based, ethnic groups.
1995; 1996a; 2000), it became evident that there was a great deal of heterogeneity in sponge composition and abundance in physiognomically similar stations within a given reef zone, more than expected from previous experience in continental reefs.
an individual because he or she is genetically part of an ethnically and physiognomically distinctive sub-grouping of homo sapiens.
In this passage and in the accompanying image, the Tartars are maligned in the traditional way, as physiognomically distorted, vicious, cannibalistic savages.
Piccinini has described the LUMP as `the human form completely redesigned by an engineer and an ad agency; physiognomically efficient and marketably cute'.
Good and bad are physiologically, physiognomically manifest: the dark little crooked old woman in black with the wart on her nose is not going to be the hero.
As a whole, though, they are very varied physiognomically, including grassy plains with palm trees and acacias, spiny scrub of low trees, cactus formations, little groups of trees in grasslands, and semi-deciduous forests.
Faced with a "houseful of foreigners, physiognomically branded as such" (James 1907: 191), the narrator cannot discern any form of collective, let alone national identity; the city - and by extension, the country - is overrun by strangers, marked by the disparate juxtapositions of "queer" differences.
They therefore are not all vegetationally alike, ranging physiognomically from sites with small trees, few shrubs and a ground layer of lichens and mosses on very disturbed sites (e.
A major effect of humans throughout the Neotropics is conversion of floristically diverse, physiognomically complex natural habitats to generally simpler agricultural habitats, many of which support few wintering migrants (Rappole and Morton 1985, Terborgh 1989, Greenberg 1992, Lynch 1992, Rappole et al.
Pierce, Florida, that were physiognomically similar except that one was a rookery (high nutrient) while the other island was not (low nutrient).