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Synonyms for color

the property by which the sense of vision can distinguish between objects, as a red apple and a green apple, that are very similar or identical in form and size

something that imparts color

skin tone, especially of the face

a fresh rosy complexion

to impart color to

to immerse in a coloring solution


to become red in the face

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

to give a deceptively attractive appearance to

Synonyms for color

interest and variety and intensity

the timbre of a musical sound

a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

(physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction

the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation


affect as in thought or feeling

modify or bias


give a deceptive explanation or excuse for

having or capable of producing colors

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While in most dogs an interspersed nucleotide element (SINE) insertion 3167 bp before the start codon of exon 1M in MITF plays an important role in coat color determination.
Five hundred forty crossbred (KNPxLandrace) F2 were selected at a commercial swine farm and then divided into six coat color groups (25 pigs/each group) as shown in Figure 1 (A: Black, B: White, C: Red, D: White spot in black, E: Black spot in white, F: Black spot in red).
We expected this to be a short research project to confirm that wolves and dogs shared the same genetic pathway that determines black coat color," said Anderson.
Melanocortin receptor 1 (MC1R) mutations and coat color in pigs.
Here, we report that maternal dietary genistein supplementation of mice during gestation, at levels comparable with humans consuming high-soy diets, shifted the coat color of heterozygous viable yellow agouti ([A.
More than 2,000 colors in preferred finishes are available along with portable fan decks, color display cards, and Tough Coat and Super Tough Coat color cards that provide special implement, OSHA and professional and industrial maintenance colors.
Players will have the ability to choose from three horse breeds, French Saddle, English Thoroughbred and Thoroughbred Arabian that they can customize by choosing the name and coat color.
1988; Renieri, 1995), regulation of coat color variation in the alpaca has been very poorly explored at the molecular, cellular and genetic levels.
The mutations occur in two genes previously implicated in coat color in animals ranging from mice to sheep.
A discovery about the genetics of coat color in dogs could help explain why humans come in different weights and vary in our abilities to cope with stress, a team led by researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine reports.
Our findings indicate that not only SNPs, but also SNP haplotypes influence dog coat color.
Westhusin notes, "the coat color of the kitten reminds us that cloning is another form of assisted reproduction, not resurrection".
Melatonin, the hormone produced by the pineal, influences animals' breeding cycles, migrations, changes in coat color, growth, loss of antlers and other physical and behavioral characteristics that vary seasonally.
One of his professors challenged him to do a project on the inheritance of coat color in mice.