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derangement

[di′rānj·mənt]
(mathematics)
A permutation of a finite set of elements that carries no element of the set into itself.
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In addition to considering coagulation derangements, Phillips identified patients who sustained massive transfusion exceeding 2 times their estimated blood volume as patients at risk of the development of organ failure, focusing on the volume of blood transfusion of 25 units (17).
0), compared with women who were not obese and had no metabolic derangement.
21) The immediate question is whether this metabolic derangement is characteristic of TB pathophysiology, or whether people with this derangement are prone to TB.
Variability of disk position in asymptomatic volunteers and patients with internal derangements of the TMJ.
By contrast, the "POA" rates for the other PSIs evaluated herein ranged from 6-7 percent for "postoperative respiratory failure" to 23-36 percent for "postoperative derangements.
The retrospective analysis identified 124 cases of meniscal root derangements out of 1,948 total MRI exams performed during a 13-month period at outpatient MR facilities on open MRI scanners using standardized imaging protocol.
Other topics include biosynthesis and assembly of capsular polysaccharides in Escherichia coli, mechanisms for chromosome and plasmid segregation, obesity-related derangements in metabolic regulation, relating protein motion to catalysis, and the dynamic filaments of the bacterial cytoskeleton.
What preservationists call "visual distraction"--the derangements of the cinematic image that occur when celluloid warps, emulsion cracks and blisters, or mold grows between the convolutions of the reel--is the main event in Decasia.
4 Given a composition a, find the number of derangements that ascend within the blocks.
Additionally, as PBI is a preclinical contract research organization emphasizing physiological readouts in its assessment of disease models, as well as novel and integrative approaches to evaluate potential new therapeutic approaches to modify pathophysiological derangements, the Novel Disease Model Awards are squarely aligned with our scientific and business focus.
The role of disc-repositioning surgery for internal derangements of the temporomandibular joint.
These include decubitus ulcer (bed sores), iatrogenic pneumothorax (collapsed lung), post-operative hip fracture, post-operative physiologic and metabolic derangements, post-operative pulmonary embolism (potentially fatal blood clots forming in the lungs) or deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in the legs), post-operative sepsis, and transfusion reaction.