(redirected from pintos)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


A gene on chromosome 3q23 that encodes a member of the forkhead family of transcription factors, which is thought to play a role in ovarian development and function.

Molecular pathology
FOXL2 mutations cause blepharophimosis syndrome and premature ovarian failure 3.


a broken colored or paint horse used for riding. See also piebald, skewbald. Called also paint. Special pinto colorings are overo and tobiano.
Enlarge picture
Pinto horse. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
References in periodicals archive ?
Todas as pesagens dos ovos e dos pintos desde o nascimento ate o alojamento na granja foram realizadas por meio de balanca digital semianalitica.
Apos a eclosao dos ovos e nascimento dos pintos houve a coleta (retirada do nascedouro) e selecao, em que foram utilizados apenas os animais de primeira linha.
Na sexagem foram separados 150 pintos machos e 150 femeas de cada lote de diferentes idades de matrizes os quais foram vacinados contra as doencas de Marek, Gumboro e Bronquite.
In the seventh Pintos continued to soak up punishment at close range, though he seemed to be warming to the task and Macklin's work became a little more ragged.
Macklin drove forward and maintained a steady pressure and a further barrage of blows had Pintos on the deck 40 seconds before the end of the round.
Macklin continued to press forward, looking for the body shots that had troubled Pintos throughout and to the Uruguayan's credit he fired back with his own combinations, though they had little effect.
Zychowicz's introduction gives a detailed history of Weber's work on Die drei Pintos and Mahler's reconstruction, including Weber's original plan, a tabular comparison of the different stages of the libretto from novel to final version, and a comprehensive listing of the source materials that Mahler used.
Mahler's autograph full score of Die drei Pintos was probably lost soon after the copyist's full score was prepared for the publisher under Mahler's supervision.
The benefit for companies using Pintos is that their applications go directly to the decision-makers at the head offices of financial institutions, giving much quicker response times.
Companies using Pintos pay a pounds 39 application fee no matter how much they want to borrow.
Twenty-five years ago, Enrique and Maria Pinto arrived here from Mexico not knowing any English and having only a sixth-grade education.
Two days later, three of the Pinto girls will take the same oath, making all 10 members of the Pinto family American citizens.