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Synonyms for sporadic

Synonyms for sporadic

rarely occurring or appearing

Antonyms for sporadic

recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances

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With the knowledge gained through this assay, BloodCenter of Wisconsin will look to develop additional tests for inherited and sporadic blood malignancies.
The tests detect certain proteins associated with a DNA repair mechanism called mismatch repair (MMR), and aid in differentiating between sporadic colorectal cancer and probable Lynch syndrome, a hereditary form of colorectal cancer.
Sporadic rain showers are anticipated to fall, accompanied with occasional thunderstorms.
Sporadic Work Outsourcing Contract Handling & transportation of hardware like tankages, engine, fore & aft skirt and handling fixtures between Inter buildings (Max: 400mm),
BEIRUT: Sporadic showers are expected across Lebanon Wednesday, according to the Meteorological Department at the Rafik Hariri International Airport.
But more than 90 percent of ALS cases are sporadic, and many of the genes involved in these cases are unknown," he noted.
Also, sporadic gunfire was heard in that area afterwards, source added, noting that Lebanese army intervened to cordon off the situations and prevent any aggravations.
The sporadic form of the disease affects around one-in-a-million people each year.
Although BRCAl and BRCA2 carriers presented at a younger age and with more advanced disease than patients with sporadic breast cancers, those who received adjuvant chemotherapy fared as well overall as comparable patients in the control group.
Sporadic infections and epidemics have been reported from all parts of the world, especially Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
21 of an inch at Edwards Air Force Base, brought winds measured at 58 mph north of Lake Los Angeles and 50 mph south of Palmdale and caused sporadic power outages.
This will mean that for individuals with sporadic work patterns, EI benefit levels will better reflect their full-time work patterns; and
This form of the disease is marked by sporadic weight loss, abdominal pain, and fever.
At the same time, stepped up corporate decision-making timeframes and gubernatorial announcements are providing a boost to the sporadic velocity upgrade we have witnessed during the past few months.
After discovering Mrs Russell had sporadic CJD it led to a major outcry when the patients were contacted and told they may have been operated on using contaminated instruments.