Usage examples for pigmentation

  1. For example, people whose ancestors, through countless ages, lived in the bright sunlight and tropical luxuriance of the warmer climes, have dark eyes, dark hair, and dark skin because nature found it necessary to supply an abundance of pigmentation in order to protect the delicate tissues of the body from injury by the actinic rays of the sun. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  2. If the absence of pigment from the lower side in normal Flat- fishes is due to the absence of light, how is it that the pigmentation persists on the lower side of ambicolorate specimens, which is no more exposed to light than in normal specimens? – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  3. The skin becomes smooth, and its pigmentation fades completely; but the pregnancy streaks rarely vanish entirely, although they always become very much less noticeable. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  4. And what is it but mere pigmentation – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  5. With the general diffuse pigmentation or darkening there are often the black spots, the pigmented birth marks, or the lighter ones of freckles. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  6. Hyla misera possibly is allied to other small yellowish tan South American Hyla that lack dark pigmentation on the thighs. – Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group by William E. Duellman M. J. Fouquette
  7. Cutis cenea, bronze skin, they call it sometimes- extraordinary pigmentation a little more to the light, if you please- ah! – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  8. Pigmentation is common; the face becomes dusky red, the rest of the body a dark brown shade. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  9. On the other hand, people whose ancestors dwelt for centuries in the cold, dark, cloudy and foggy climate of Northwestern Europe have less need for pigmentation and are, therefore, flaxen- haired, blue- eyed and white- skinned. – Analyzing Character by Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb
  10. Is that the Pigmentation Solomonson? – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  11. Variation occurs chiefly in the color and pattern including the intensity of dark pigmentation of the dorsolateral area, head, ventral surface and lower edge of the lateral stripe; in extent, position and shade of red or pale colored markings on the dorsolateral area; in presence and extent of reddish suffusion on the head, in the region of the lateral stripe, and on the ventral surface of the tail. – Occurrence of the Garter Snake, Thamnophis sirtalis, in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains by Henry S. Fitch T. Paul Maslin
  12. If this conclusion could be generally supported, it opens up interesting questions as to the connection of eye- pigmentation with race, and its possible modification by inter- marriage. – The Towns of Roman Britain by James Oliver Bevan
  13. At a certain advanced stage of feather pigmentation a brilliant iridescent bronze or green tint made its appearance on those areas where iridescence most often occurs in allied genera. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  14. For that blue pigmentation in your eyes and fingers is due to the Sarakoff- Harden bacillus which closes once and for all the chapter of medicine. – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  15. The influence in most cases, animal and human, which produces pigmentation is exerted by the nervous system through the vascular supply. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  16. Nevertheless, their pigmentation was peculiar, and what there was of it looked more like a pale orange tint than the ruddiness of the Caucasian. – The Airlords of Han by Philip Francis Nowlan