leucism

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leu·cism

 (lo͞o′kĭz′əm)
n.
A partial loss of pigmentation in a human or other animal, resulting in white, pale, or patchy coloration of the skin, hair, fur, or feathers but not the eyes.

leu·cis′tic (-kĭs′tĭk) adj.