leukotrichia

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Related to reticulated leukotrichia: spotted leukotrichia

leukotrichia

 [loo″ko-trik´e-ah]
whiteness of the hair in a circumscribed area. See also canities and poliosis.

leu·ko·trich·i·a

(lū'kō-trik'ē-ă),
Whiteness of the hair.
[leuko- + G. thrix, hair]

leukotrichia

/leu·ko·trich·ia/ (loo″ko-trik´e-ah) whiteness of the hair in a circumscribed area.

leukotrichia

An older term for white hair, especially circumscribed; it is little used in the working medical parlance.

leu·ko·trich·i·a

(lū'kō-trik'ē-ă)
Whiteness of the hair.
[leuko- + G. thrix, hair]

leukotrichia

whiteness of the hair.

hyperesthetic leukotrichia
painful, crusted skin lesions on the dorsal midline of horses. White hairs emerge after several weeks.
periocular leukotrichia
loss of pigmentation around the eyes; seen in Siamese cats, mainly females. It is usually transient and may be precipitated by estrus, pregnancy and systemic illness. Called also goggles.
reticulated leukotrichia
seen in Quarter horses, Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds; linear crusts, which appear in a cross-hatched pattern over the back, are followed by loss of hair and regrowth of white hairs. Called also tiger stripe, variegated leukotrichia.
spotted leukotrichia
seen mainly in Arabian horses; multiple white spots appear, most commonly over the rump and thorax.
variegated leukotrichia
see reticulated leukotrichia (above).