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piebald

[pī′bôld]
Etymology: L, pica, magpie; ME, balled, smooth
1 having patches of white hair or skin caused by an absence of melanocytes in those nonpigmented areas. It is a hereditary condition. Compare albinism, vitiligo.
2 having two colors: black and white or brown and white; mottled. piebaldism, n.
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Piebaldism

piebald

a horse coat color of large, distinct patches of black and white. The patches are irregular in shape.
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Leading the Part-bred section on day one of the three-day sale was J Hart's five-year-old piebald mare, Mycathlly Lady Elegance, who fetched PS2,950.
The little black pony was still on her feet but the piebald couldn't get up.
I also used several web-based bibliographic databases (EBSCOhost, JSTOR, Google Scholar, Harzing's Publish or Perish) and a web-based search engine (Google) to search for words or phrases (albinistic, leucistic, piebald, melanistic, pelage color, etc.
In the piebald lethal mouse model of HSCR, immune cells and immunoglobulin-producing cells, especially IgA-containing cells, were significantly increased in acute illness group compared with the relatively chronic illness group.
The researchers say many other genes can create piebald patterns and hope their work, a mathematical model using mice, may help advance studies of genetic diseases in humans, such as holes in the heart that may occur with faulty cell production and movement.
B Curry, Aughton The End of the Year BARE branches stretched out stark against a sombre sky, White in the offing while above a sullen grey, The earth below is sodden, whereon drab leaves lie, And rain spits in the wind, this dismal day, A startled jay provides a sudden colour splash, As if to prove not all is unremitting gloom, Two magpies arrow overhead in piebald flash, And squirrels, meerkat or a bookend pose, assume, A mounting melancholy marks the time of year, For all that's happened, all that is or was before, And Christmastide can offer hope and festal cheer, For love to grow and spread and take a hold once more, A time to reassess, renew and make amends, Now, as a new year opens and the old year ends.
Ocers at the RSPCA believe the body of a piebald foal may have been lying in the ditch in Cord Lane, Easenhall, for a week before being reported to the charity.
We were able to obtain a DNA sample for the FWC Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study who classified it as a piebald mutation.
Please find attached the pictures of the horse, a piebald cob, with a sagging bottom lip about 13.
Although I've encountered a handful of brown and white piebald deer, I'd never before glimpsed an all-white buck or doe standing there in front of me.
Product was delivered via the Piebald and Skewbald horses pulling covered wagons.