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abnormality

[ab·nȯr′mal·ə·tē]
(science and technology)
Any deviation from normal characteristics.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Due to this abnormality, Down syndrome patients possess slanting eyes, depressed nasal bridge, low set ear and suffer from mental retardation.4
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Detailed imaging analyses revealed this rare liver abnormality.
Although there have been few studies on congenital abnormalities of the ribs, we did not find any study that used MDCT in the evaluation of congenital rib abnormality. The current study, therefore, was planned to evaluate congenital abnormalities of the ribs by using MDCT.
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The most commonly observed abnormality was ovarian hypoplasia which occurred in 32.3% (n = 31) of the goats with reproductive organ/tract abnormalities (Table 1).
First-trimester growth might also be impaired in pregnancies diagnosed with a congenital abnormality. An association between the presence of structural congenital abnormalities and second- and third-trimester growth restriction is already known for a long time [22-24].
An omphalocoele is a congenital abnormality characterised by the protrusion of abdominal contents through a full thickness defect, with a thin membrane or sac covering the contents.
Most men with and without HIV who had abnormal anal cells on their first test had a lower-grade abnormality or normal cells on their second test.
The first one happens between weeks 11 and 14 of pregnancy, together with a blood test that determines whether or not the baby has a high risk of having a chromosomal abnormality. Further to this, a safe, non-invasive blood test that examines foetal DNA in the maternal bloodstream may also be offered in order to detect certain genetic conditions in the developing baby.
After a brief history regarding sociodemographic factors, parity, age at marriage, use of oral contraceptive pills or intrauterine contraceptive device, etc., a detailed history regarding the presence of menstrual abnormality if any, its type, duration, etc., was taken.