American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Biology Coloration of tissues by pigment.
- n. Biology Deposition of pigment by cells.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Discoloration by the deposition of a pigment in the tissues.
- n. Coloration of human, plant or animal tissue, especially by pigment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Physiol.) A deposition, esp. an excessive deposition, of coloring matter.
- n. coloration of living tissues by pigment
- n. the deposition of pigment in animals or plants or human beings
“After a quiescent period, the ocelli are still reflective but do not appear as bright as when the surrounding skin pigmentation is darker.”
“Allen, who lost his Senate seat after referring to an Indian-American as “macaca,” said that he doesn’t “care what his skin pigmentation is “:”
“Twining; “Are we all Pakis because we are brown in pigmentation?””
“Perhaps it is time to leave skin pigmentation behind as a reason to fear others.”
“Was skin pigmentation a factor or a reason to preclude?”
“I just hope that, whatever Obama does, he looks primarily at features discernible below the neck, such as skin pigmentation, age, and gender.”
“Andrew: I just hope that, whatever Obama does, he looks primarily at features discernible below the neck, such as skin pigmentation, age, and gender.”
“The real factor involved here is skin pigmentation, the darker colours filtering out UV light that is needed to produce vitamin D in the bloodstream.”
“Jesus was essentially "whitened" to match the skin pigmentation of the elite cliques of Europe ...”
“If the message-sending designers didn't want to hide the message, the designed sequences could have coded for a skin pigmentation pattern on the head of every creature with a head that would be obviously recognized as a message.”
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