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pallid

[pal′id]
Etymology: L, pallidus, pale
lacking color.

pal·lid

(pal'id)
Pale, faint, or deficient in color.
[L. pallidus, pale]

pallid

(păl′ĭd) [L. pallidus, pale]
Lacking color, pale, wan.
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The groundbreaking study arose after the team observed a 44% incidence of pallid bands across the tail feathers of juvenile Grasshopper Sparrows captured near the site as part of another study.
The spells were classified into cyanotic pallid or mixed types according to the skin color change during episodes.
There are many different types of fish lurking beneath the Mississippi's turbulent muddy water; the one FWCO is looking for is the endangered pallid sturgeon.
We define young-of-year river sturgeon as measuring less than 263 mm TL which encompasses the reported size ranges for Pallid (Keenlyne and Jenkins, 1993; Killgore et al.
Pallid bats roost in a variety of structures, including crevices of rocks, caves, mines, cavities of trees, and human-made structures (Twente, 1955; Hermanson and O'Shea, 1976; Lewis, 1994), but most records of roosts of pallid bats identify geologic features as the predominant roosting stmcture (O'Shea and Vaughan, 1977; Lewis, 1996; Rambaldini and Brigham, 2008; but see Baker et al.
Their third outing, it got to number five in the album charts and saw the band ditch pallid, back-combed Birthday Party/early Nick Cave aesthetics and begin touting a 'who'd have thought they had it in 'em' calibre of fuzzed-up, woozy guitar pop.
Look no further, just let me invite you in; There's the 'Red' of rage, torrid and extreme, with the 'White' of anger, violent and mean, 'Green' with envy, acidic jealousy, with the 'brown' of dirt and needless poverty, 'Blue' azure in your mind's eye, as an eagle soars upon Invisible thermals far up high, 'Yellow' with fear, as I shake and moan, at the obsidian 'Blackness' of the devil's throne, 'pink' flamingos in my enhancing scene, over the pallid, 'Greyness' of winters lost dream, 'Golden' sunset as in sadness I cry, at the bleakness of 'purple' in my tearful goodbye; So many colourless echoes in your troubled mind, now you have looked what did you find?
The pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus), a large-growing fish native to the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, was listed in 1990 as an endangered species due to widespread habitat alteration, over-fishing, hybridization with shovelnose sturgeon, and an apparent loss of natural reproduction.
Valjon Bela from nongovernmental "Realiteti" stated that the Ohrid Agreement is completely pallid.
The pallid shiner (Hybopsis amnis) is a fish rarely collected in Arkansas.
Ekkehard Wlaschiha is clearly overparted as Telramund--particularly in his Act II confrontation with Lohengrin--while Manfred Schenk makes a pallid King Henry.