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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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Accustomed no doubt to this disorder, she seldom pushed her hair from her forehead; and when she did so, it was with a sudden toss of her head which only for a moment cleared her forehead and eyes from the thick veil.
Their voices were but feebly heard amid the uproar and one saw by their faces that they despaired of the possibility of checking this disorder.
It's all the fault of these fellows on the staff that there's this disorder," he muttered.
the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder.
Doubtless my words surprised Henry; he at first believed them to be the wanderings of my disturbed imagination, but the pertinacity with which I continually recurred to the same subject persuaded him that my disorder indeed owed its origin to some uncommon and terrible event.
The fluttered and confused disposition of all the motley scraps that formed his dress, bespoke, in a scarcely less degree than his eager and unsettled manner, the disorder of his mind, and by a grotesque contrast set off and heightened the more impressive wildness of his face.
But the documentary ``Thin,'' premiering Tuesday on HBO, takes those eating disorders beyond headlines and statistics for an inside look at a Florida clinic and four patients in a life-or-death battle over food.
I realized I had an eating disorders after I chipped my tooth while binge-eating," says Jamie Mattson, a 24-year-old gay Seattle man.
Belmonte's investigation of Jason and Brian belongs to a new wave of research on Asperger syndrome and related disorders.
Evaluation And Management Of Speech Breathing Disorders
Thomas Grisso, Double Jeopardy: Adolescent Offenders with Mental Disorders.