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not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality

arising from error

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erroneous and usually accidental

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deliberately deceptive

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inappropriate to reality or facts

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not genuine or real

designed to deceive

inaccurate in pitch

adopted in order to deceive

(used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection

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in a disloyal and faithless manner

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Octava Pink is designed to reduce concerns about missed cancers, while enabling many patients with false negative results to seek earlier diagnosis and treatment.
One approach is to ask explicitly how many false positives one can accept for every false negative, or how many false negatives one can accept for every false positive.
As we have sought to show, our current best practices for the management of risks from well-characterized low-frequency hazards will have an inevitable dominance of false positives over true positives and false negatives.
In this context, reductions in the false negative rate of Pap smears become more compelling.
In rate terms, that means there is a false negative rate of 68.
Such variables may affect the rate of false positive or false negative results, he says.
An in house validation of the ThinPrep Imaging System conducted at Yale University reported a false-negative rate "well below standard false negative rate.
Its signature recognition was excellent out of the box, handling our demanding false positives, false negative and evasion tests easily, and was the only product to score 100 percent resistance to false positives out of the box, crucial for not blocking legitimate traffic.
The workbench processes MS data up to 10 times faster than alternative approaches, while greatly reducing false positive and false negative results for reliable protein identification.
Based on multiplex-PCR, the kits detect multiple regions of pathogen DNA and include internal and external controls, greatly reducing false positive and false negative readings.
Every false positive brings multiple federal agencies stumbling to the scene with no real plan, and every false negative risks complacency in the face of a lethal threat.
This condition may also be responsible for false negative Hybrid Capture II (HC II) test results in women who also may have had possibly pre-cancerous cervical cells.
False positives occurred in nonallergic patients, and false negatives occurred in allergic patients.
An unknown component in the diluting solution that is used to test blood and serum samples may produce "not confirmed" results for samples that are found to be positive with the initial test, resulting in false negatives.
One of the headaches caused by spam-fighting programs is false negatives that fail to block spare and false positives, where the software labels a legitimate e-mail as advertising.