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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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Demographic attributes of the patients, etiological risk factors (prenatal, natal, and postnatal periods), and comorbid medical problems (epilepsy, visual disorders, hearing disorders, speech disorders, and psychiatric problems) were investigated and recorded.
The entire October 2010 issue of the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB) was devoted to children and adults with visual disorders caused by brain abnormalities.
The 500 diabetic patients selected for this study were examined thoroughly for visual disorders in the posterior segment.
The economic burden of major adult visual disorders in the United States.
A number of intriguing case studies have reported instances of visual disorders which apparently commenced at the time of a spinal injury and/or were relieved following manual treatment of a spinal disorder.
She said that around 40,000 children visit Shifa's OPD annually with various visual disorders while the hospital has started a screening program for Retinopathy of Prematurity in all the major hospitals of Rawalpindi and Islamabad and expand it to all other hospitals of the country.
Further, visual disorders detected in patients with vestibular dysfunctions include: accommodative and vergence disturbances, visual field abnormalities and visual perception disorders.
Visual disorders, epilepsy, growth retardation, dental problems, dysphagia, and behavioral disorders were less frequently reported (Figure 2).
The diagnostic facilities at the department are best suited for early treatment and prevention of visual disorders.
Prevalence of visual disorders in Chinese school children.
These scientific developments are fragmenting research, but the advances are not filtering down fast enough to practicing medical and educational professionals who provide care to children and adults with visual disorders and who may feel bewildered by the deluge of discoveries.
These reports stimulated scientific research into the bilberry, which is now used to treat a wide range of visual disorders and other complaints.