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discordance

[di′skȯrd·əns]
(geology)
An unconformity characterized by lack of parallelism between strata which touch without fusion.
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Features such as adequacy rates and discordance rates using primarily corresponding surgical pathology follow-up as the gold standard are evaluated.
Assessment of posturographic discordances can be complicated, as they can occur in patients with genuine complaints, in those with non-organic complaints, or in those who are genuine, but have incorporated an inorganic component into their otherwise legitimate problems.
As in other phenotypic aspects, discordances in dentition between MZ twins are not uncommon and are not mutually exclusive with monozygosity.
In the chapter on isochron discordances, the authors present a large amount of data that date rocks in the range of hundreds of millions of years.
He is of East European origin, but has spent most of his life in Paris.") He starts, "Our age seethes with sensations, ferocities and feverish discordances: Arthur Szyk stands outside, laboring serenely, sedately, painstakingly, faithfully, like a Benedictine monk." Just what "ferocities" lay ahead, and how Szyk certainly did not "stand aside" in the face of them, is made clear by Joseph Ansell.
The conclusions of the systematic review can be interpreted as encouraging for a diagnostic department that is considering a primary diagnostic digital adoption; however, if we invert the statistic, 92.4% concordance equates to 7.6% discordance. It can be argued that discordances are more valuable than concordances in analyzing the potential patient safety impact of digital diagnosis, and an evaluation of the type, severity, unexpectedness, and root cause of these discordant diagnoses can allow us to explore safety aspects of digital pathology adoption and identify potential pitfalls--areas of digital diagnostic interpretation that may require more attention or practice before full digital adoption for primary diagnosis.
Nodet (ancient Jewish literature, Ecole Biblique et Archeologique Francaise de Jerusalem) investigates first the degree to which it is possible, beyond the sayings and discordances of the Gospels, to recover some photographic features of Jesus and his actions, and second whether there is any reason to do so.
However, we found discordances between cholesterol indices and apo B in more than one third of the study participants (Table 3).
Similar discordances in other diagnoses may be attributed to the absence of special techniques.