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defect

Crystallog a local deviation from regularity in the crystal lattice of a solid

Defect

In lumber, an irregularity occurring in or on wood that will tend to impair its strength, durability, or utility value.

defect

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(science and technology)
An irregularity that spoils the appearance or impairs the usefulness or effectiveness of an object or a material by causing weakness or failure.

defect

In wood, a fault that may reduce its durability, usefulness, or strength.

defect

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A final window into the social struggles of people with ASD comes from recent research on humor and ASD.
testing we specific and urinary this may help the of ASD Rabbani The Warwick team worked with collaborators at the University of Bologna in Italy, who recruited 38 children who were diagnosed with ASD along with a control group of 31 other children between the ages of five and 12.
The questionnaire consisted of 6 questions, which included sub-items about general knowledge about ASD such as prevalence, aetiology, symptoms, treatments and myths.
The researchers further investigated how the astrocytes exert their influence, and pegged a substance that astrocytes produce called IL-6, already suggested as a player in ASD, as the culprit for the defects.
6 The results of longitudinal researches showed that almost 50% of the individuals with ASD involve in some form of self-injury in any specific time period of their life span.
Core symptoms of ASD include difficulty in communicating and interacting with others; repetitive behaviors and restricted interests and activities; all of which can contribute to ongoing social problems for the individual and the carers," Dr.
Although some children prefer to communicate verbally, many individuals with ASD express themselves through non-verbal gestures.
It would be beneficial to obtain larger numbers of patients with ASD and type 1 diabetes via multicenter studies in order to get a larger group of patients with both diagnoses, in order to see if our results remain when looking on a larger scale.
6 years and boys with ASD outnumbered girls by a ratio of about 4:1.
Research has shown that most ASD risk is polygenic (stemming from the combined small effects of thousands of genetic differences, distributed across the genome).
At the same facility, Damen is also constructing a series of ASD Tugs 2411 and 2810, both on specification and on contract.