abnormality


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an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence

marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal

behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality

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Although the chances of missing a major structural abnormality on a single scan are low, claims are likely to be very high, and indemnifying the risk will be correspondingly expensive.
Color photomicrographs are provided for each platelet abnormality to illustrate the features of the grading system.
Since there has not been an objective test to differentiate between biochemical abnormality and purely psychological behavior disorders, the increasing use of potentially addictive drugs among children has prompted vigorous public debate amongst educators, parents and the medical community," commented David Hillson, chairman and CEO of BLSI.
This may involve detailed ultrasound scanning for diagnosis or confirmation of a fetal abnormality.
The objectives of this program are to 1) determine if refuges have sites with a high frequency of abnormal frogs, 2) evaluate whether abnormality frequencies at a site are consistent within a season and among years, and 3) investigate possible causes of the abnormalities.
Computers can detect the abnormality, called T-wave alternans, during an electrocardiogram, a recording of the heart's electrical activity.
However, it is possible that one of them carried the chromosome abnormality.
Awareness of the observed skeletal abnormality as a part of a syndrome is also important to elucidate the entire nature of the disease process.
Presently, clinicians are urged to look for the following warning signs that may point to a hidden heart abnormality in an athlete: palpitations, chest pain, dizziness, passing out or a change in the athlete's exercise capacity.
Participants were categorized as "positive" if two B-readers reported any pleural abnormality, and as "indeterminate" if only one B-reader reported an abnormality.
Because of an abnormality in the development of her cervical tissue, Shenker was prone to infections.
They have a history of lethal violence, sexual predation, and certain types of mental abnormality.
The surprising fact about a CT interpretation of abnormality when there is nothing significant wrong is that it is far more likely to happen to you than the finding of any actual life-threatening disease, since the likelihood that you actually have any deadly disease is so small to begin with.
Of note, during clinical trials of Kaletra, approximately 1 in 4 treatment experienced patients saw a grade 3 or grade 4 laboratory abnormality.
The focal abnormality in the subcortical white matter of the left frontal lobe was still detectable, but was less striking than initially (Figure 1).