pseudoalbinism(soo″dō-ăl′bĭ-nĭzm) [″ + L. albus, white, + Gr. -ismos, condition]
Loss of pigment of the skin, as occurs in leukopathia or vitiligo.
a defect of pigmentation similar to albinism. Most suspected cases of albinism in animals are of pseudoalbinism with pigment in some places, e.g. the eyes. Many equine pseudoalbinos die in utero or have a congenital absence of a gut segment. See also chediak-higashi syndrome.
claimed to be due to too bright aquarium lights prior to hatching.