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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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GO analysis revealed that the differentially hypomethylated genes were significantly enriched in the processes of regulation including alternative splicing, phosphoprotein, and polymorphism, which may result in modification of transcription and translation by DNA methylation aberrancy, whereas the differentially hypermethylated genes were considerably enriched in adaptive immunity and intracellular signal transduction (BH-adjusted p < 0.05) (Supplementary Figure 3).
This anatomic aberrancy predisposes the artery to compression and is further subclassified into five types based on which anatomic variation is present [1].
This allowed time enough for a negative test dose to be confirmed, but not enough time or opportunity for any developing aberrancy in catheter performance to be seen in evolution.
The inverted pyramid sign, signified by atrophy of the transverse head of the adductor pollicis, is another visual aberrancy, (24) as is clawing of the ring finger and small finger.
Substance use-related issues are another potential factor driving ED visits; while the instrument we used is not a diagnostic tool for an opioid-use disorder, 40% of the participants scored in the clinically relevant range suggesting a risk of opioid aberrancy. This is important given that 72% of the patients seen were on opioids and that some patients shared with the interviewer that they came to the ED for prescription renewals even though this is against the policy of the ED where the study was conducted.
For centuries, humans have been both fascinated and awed by mountain weather, and its intriguing aberrancy continues to baffle weather forecasters.
Even at good agreement between the measured and calculated RH values, the calculated results show slightly larger aberrancy at higher outdoor temperatures (Fig.
Stephen Steinberg (1998) argues that such rhetoric provided an alibi for a "liberal retreat" from civil rights politics in the latter half of the 1960s: if the race problem lay with the cultural aberrancy of the black community itself, then white liberals could safely back away from the increasing radicalism of the Freedom Movement and the violence of white backlash.
(1) Consequently, the fused kidney may not bypass the inferior mesenteric artery during its embryological ascent nor adopt its native orientation, causing the organ to adopt an anatomical and positional aberrancy. This leads to abnormal vascularization of the kidney and urological complications.
And to make sense of conflict--an aberrancy that according to liberalisms optimistic view of human nature should never have existed in the first place--one must assume that the conflict could have been avoided if the strong had made concessions or renounced their unfair advantages at the outset.
Lastly, in seconddegree IAB, these patterns appear transiently in the same ECG recording (atrial aberrancy).