aberrant


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aberrant

[ə′ber·ənt]
(biology)
An atypical group, individual, or structure, especially one with an aberrant chromosome number.
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Since aberrant behavior has been identified with such precision, it can and should be targeted and stopped.
Undiagnosed aberrant bile ducts are a common cause of bile duct injury.
In addition, the aberrant chord was tethering the A2 segment to the atrial septum, which severely restricted its movement and resulted in an even more severe mitral regurgitation.
Dick teamed with the Australians to analyze the antibody's effectiveness in lab dishes of normal and aberrant blood stem cells obtained from people with leukemia.
4) Bold et al hypothesized that the formation of an aberrant ICA requires (1) a dehiscence of the horizontal intrapetrous portion of the ICA, which is seen in 1% of the population, (5) (2) the absence of the vertical segment of the ICA secondary to regression or a lack of development, and (3) the presence of an alternate vascular route to the horizontal portion of the ICA.
Once these persons have consolidated their adaptive responses, they may learn to combine them with the control of their aberrant behavior.
Aberrant expression of MUC6 was less extensive in the NSAID group than in the other 2 groups (P = .
He and his colleagues are conducting large-scale studies investigating links between schizophrenia and aberrant methylation, and he says understanding epigenetic mechanisms is one of the highest priorities in human disease biology research.
The results of these studies indicate that cocaine leads to the formation of aberrant, serpentine dendrites that are approximately 30% longer than those seen in controls.
The group got similar results when they looked for a later stage of colon tumor formation called aberrant crypts.
I accept those high extensions as a special means of choreographic expression; others think of them as aberrant contortions.
Thus the "uncivilized" includes aberrant behavior, heterodox brief, unfamiliar social practices, and purely evil acts of violence - all of which are lumped together, so that being physically ugly, playing dice, and practicing cannibalism each acquire the same moral status.