One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having no pigmentation or colour.‘unpigmented skin’
- ‘During the first few months of infancy appear fine, short, unpigmented hairs called down hair, or vellus.’
- ‘Sealing layers might consist of no more than an application of glue size or of an unpigmented layer of drying oil.’
- ‘Tadpoles living in oxygen-poor habitats are sometimes bright red as a result of blood flow close to the surface of their unpigmented skin.’
- ‘This means that the 20 to 70 large, unpigmented eggs laid by females develop directly into miniature froglets without passing through a larval stage.’
- ‘The alternative explanation is that the reported tumors were unpigmented because they arose after cessation of the drug.’
- ‘In all of these cases the borders between pigmented and unpigmented were relatively sharp.’
- ‘Otherwise, unpigmented, exposed concrete dominates the interior.’
- ‘The company's line includes precast countertops in 16 natural, unpigmented base tones and 11 pigmented colors, but numerous custom color combinations are available.’
- ‘These products help to exfoliate the outer, pigmented layer of dead-skin cells, so fresh, unpigmented skin can shine through.’
- ‘He's got that unpigmented white hair.’
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