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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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It'll be fascinating to look at the data for years 9 and 10 to see if that's just a statistical aberrance or that very low risk of nonvertebral fractures persists," Dr.
The limits of this terrain are at once marked and determined by such things as compendia of black artists' work, or accounts of watersheds and breakdowns in debates about the exemplariness of "positivity" of certain representations, the aberrance of others, and the much-discussed "transcendence" of race by some.
We add to this literature an explicit emphasis on racial differentiation and biological aberrance, arguing that understanding the let die part of biopolitics requires greater attention to the categorization of bodies.
Early in the narrative, Shelley flags Frankenstein's aberrance by his preoccupation with the ancient authors of natural philosophy.
Aberrance from this into hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism may catalyze effects on blood glucose regulation in diabetic patients.
Anglophone critics have protested forcefully against de Clerambault's conceptual tactic of distinguishing between men's fetishism and the silk-oriented sexuality of his female subjects, 'as if,' in Leslie Camhi's words, 'feminine aberrance were itself too formless to describe without recourse to its masculine counterpart' (SF, p40); certainly, in light of his inflammatory comparison of the women's eroticism to the 'masturbatory practices of an idiot' it is easy to understand accusations such as Jann Matlock's of a 'bitter misogyny' in de Clerambault's analysis (MW, p60).
Find areas of claim- or provider-level aberrance that you wouldn't otherwise know about without labor-intensive paid claims auditing or pure serendipity.
Fortunately, aberrance indices can be deemed as an adequate option for CDMs because of their in-depth reflections on students' misconceptions without through large samples or complex estimation requirements (Liu, Douglas & Henson, 2009; Liu & Yu, 2011; Seol, 1999).
Crossover operator used standard crossover function--Scattered (@crossoverscatter), and mutation operator adopt standard aberrance function--Gaussian (mutationgaussian).
Those feminine markers were also attributed to the disabled, and in a series of stunning reversals Ellen's passing was successful because she subverted cultural ideals of aberrance, channeling her femininity and disability into strengths while utilizing William to emphasize her performed gender, class, and racial roles.
The output comprises a short list of organisms with potential outbreaks for review, ranked according to an exceedance score that measures the degree of statistical aberrance.
The aberrance of Camilla's behavior is striking not only because it reveals a scorn for feminine decorum, but because it depicts an enthusiastic assault on those who enjoy naturally-endowed advantages.