piebaldism

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piebaldism

[′pī‚bȯl‚diz·əm]
(medicine)
A pigmentary disorder characterized by patterns of white spots on the skin and caused by an inherited absence of melanocytes.
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Waardenburg -- has several hallmarks, including widely spaced eyes that are pinched at the inner corners, deafness, light blue or mismatched eye color, fused eyebrows, and a white forelock of hair.
A hearing mother with the Waardenburg's traits of a white forelock and widely spaced eyes, for example, can have a deaf son with widely spaced eyes and fused eyebrows, but no white forelock.
Splotch mice have several Waardenburg's traits, including white forelocks and small, widely spaced eyes.