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  • piebaldness — SYN: piebaldism …   Medical dictionary

  • piebaldness — ȯl(d)nə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being piebald …   Useful english dictionary

  • piebald — piebaldly, adv. piebaldness, n. /puy bawld /, adj. 1. having patches of black and white or of other colors; parti colored. n. 2. a piebald animal, esp. a horse. [1580 90; PIE2 (see PIED) + BALD] Syn. 1. dappled, mottled. * * * …   Universalium

  • piebaldism — Patchy absence of the pigment of scalp hair, giving a streaked appearance; patches of vitiligo may be present in other areas due to absence of melanocytes; often transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait caused by mutation in the KIT …   Medical dictionary

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