abnormality


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abnormality

[ab·nȯr′mal·ə·tē]
(science and technology)
Any deviation from normal characteristics.
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In the women randomized to routine hysteroscopy, 11% showed a significant abnormality on examination, including 15 women with an arcuate uterus, 11 women with endometrial polyps, and five women with a partial septum, as well as women with a few other less common abnormalities.
8) Each time an obstetric ultrasound is performed, there is a risk that an abnormality may be missed.
The Care technique means embryologists can establish the risk of abnormality through imaging, rather than the using the invasive procedure.
For each abnormality, the grading criteria are clearly defined and the corresponding color images are included to illustrate each abnormality according to grade.
One child with a sex chromosome abnormality (SCA) may have numerous difficulties, while another with the same abnormality may appear quite normal, report scientists from the Denver-based National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine.
says it is not known yet if the genetic abnormality is a cause of CML.
All of the patients tested thus far showed this abnormality versus scans of non-ADHD normal subjects, the Company said.
The AutoPap System, developed by NeoPath, utilizes proprietary visual intelligence technology to identify Pap smears that have the highest likelihood of abnormality.
After reviewing all of the technologies available," Christopher added, "we concluded that PAPNET is the most effective in complementing the skills of our cytotechnologists in their efforts to detect cervical abnormality at an early stage.
A good test of abnormality is The Wall Street Journal test.
The researchers examined 15,000 pregnant women aged 20-49 in Ontario, who had a mild abnormality on their glucose challenge tests (GCT), but who did not ultimately get diagnosed with gestational diabetes.