The skull is abnormally thick and the cerebral capacity small.
As in other Gastropoda Anisopleura, this shell-sac may abnormally develop a plug of chitinous matter, but normally it flattens out and disappears, whilst the cap-like rudiment of the permanent shell is shed out from the dome-like surface of the visceral hump, in the centre of which the shell-sac existed for a brief period.
To a prince of his temperament the vehement activity of his abnormally energetic father was very offensive.
In her childhood she was noted for her abounding physical energy; but her vivacity, so far from being tainted by any coarse or unfeminine trait, was the direct outcome of an abnormally sensitive nervous temperament.
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Absorbed in the work of the foreign office, which at this time was abnormally active, he refrained from pressing home the arguments for internal reform.
Sometimes various lichens occur abnormally in such unexpected habitats as dried dung of sheep, bleached bones of reindeer and whales, old leather, iron and glass, in districts where the species are abundant.
In Finland the death-rate at the earlier period taken for the comparison was abnormally swollen by epidemic disease, and if it be set on one side the decline appears to have been in harmony with that in its Scandinavian neighbours.
The heart's action is feeble, the pulse being small, irregular and often abnormally slow.
Taking the statistics for the whole kingdom, the annual marriagerate for the years 1876-1880 was 7.53 per 100o; in 1881-1885 it rose to 8o6; in 1886-1890 it was 777; in 1891-1895 it was 7.41, and in 1896-1900 it had gone down to 7.14 (a figure largely produced by the abnormally low rate of 6.88 in 1898), and in 1902 was 7.23.
A common type of mirage is the appearance of an isolated lake frequently seen in hot sandy deserts, as in the Sahara, Turkestan, &c. The explanation is as follows: The sand, being abnormally heated by the solar rays, causes the neighbouring air to expand, consequently its density, and therefore its refractive index, is diminished, and attains a minimum value in the lowest layers.
576 1254 The most significant item in the table, 36 passengers killed in train accidents, is perhaps to be considered as abnormally large, the totals under this head for the preceding six years beginning with 1901 being 7, 35, 3, 18, 4, 14, or an average of 11.57 per year.
It has usually been regarded as representing both endoderm and mesoderm, and the groove which usually leads to its formation has been compared to the abnormally elongated blastopore of a typical gastrula.
The miners were an energetic, covetous, wandering, abnormally excitable body of men.
It is true that a Young Wales party has arisen, which seeks to narrow this movement to the exclusion of English ideas and influences; and it is also true that there is a party which is abnormally suspicious of and hostile to this Welsh Renaissance; but in the main it is correct to say that the bulk of the Welsh nation remains content to assert its views and requirements in a reasonable manner.
The climate is healthy and agreeable, though the death-rate among the common people is abnormally high on account of personal habits and unsanitary surroundings.
In the case of those oils which do not belong to the rape oils and yet show abnormally low saponification values, the suspicion is raised at once that a certain amount of mineral oils (which do not absorb alkali and are therefore termed "unsaponifiable") has been admixed fraudulently.
If, for example, the processus pyramidalis was abnormally small and the processus papillaris abnormally large, it pointed to a reversion of the natural order, to wit, that the servant should control the master or that the son would be above the father.
The portion of the lachrymal duct communicating with the cavity of the nose has, on the other hand, been abnormally developed, apparently for the purpose of cleansing that chamber from particles of sand which may obtain an entrance while the animal is burrowing.
Hence it is that the amount of food consumed to produce a given amount of increase in live weight, as well as that required for the sustentation of a given live weight for a given time, should - provided the food be not abnormally deficient in nitrogenous substance - be characteristically dependent on its supplies of digestible and available non-nitrogenous constituents.
Hence, as current fattening food-stuffs go - assuming, of course, that they are not abnormally low in the nitrogenous constituents - they are, as foods, more valuable in proportion to their richness in digestible and available nonnitrogenous than to that of their nitrogenous constituents.
Strisores, a group now separated from the Clamatores of Wagner, and containing those forms which have their feet abnormally constructed; and 4.
MARSHBUCK, a book-name proposed for such of the African bushbucks or harnessed antelopes as have abnormally long hoofs to support them in walking on marshy or swampy ground.
By actual observations it has been shown that ether, alcohol, many esters of the normal alcohols and fatty acids, benzene, and its halogen substitution products, have critical constants agreeing with this originally empirical law, due to Sydney Young and Thomas; acetic acid behaves abnormally, pointing to associated molecules at the critical point.
The Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) caused both revenue and expenditure to rise abnormally, while the depression in trade which followed the war adversely affected the exchequer.
There is no evidence to show that the Vincent who was sub-prior of this foundation in 1246 is the encyclopaedist; nor indeed is it likely that a man of such abnormally studious habits could have found time to attend to the daily business routine of a monastic establishment.
Such bodies show strong absorption bands in those colours which they reflect, while of the transmitted light that which is of a slightly greater wave-length than the absorbed light has an abnormally great refrangibility, and that of a slightly shorter wave-length an abnormally small refrangibility.
During the century which had elapsed since the expulsion of the Peisistratids and the establishment of the democracy, the Athenian constitution had developed with a rapidity which produced an oligarchical reaction, and the discussion of constitutional principles and precedents, always familiar to the citizen of Athens, was thus abnormally stimulated.
In the opposite direction will be noted the case of Ireland, where the rate is abnormally low; and returns more recent than those included in the table show that of late the rates in Sweden and Norway have also fallen to but little above 11 per mille.
The Australasian species come nearest to laying eggs, inasmuch as the eggs are large, full of yolk, and enclosed in a shell; but development normally takes place in the uterus, though abnormally, incompletely developed eggs are extruded.
Formaldehyde behaves abnormally with magnesium benzyl bromide (M.
Now measurements of osmotic properties of these solutions show that their osmotic pressures are abnormally great and that, at extreme dilution, the ratio of their osmotic pressures to that of equivalent solutions of non-electrolytes is equal to the number of ions indicated by the electrolytic properties.
At least 1 of every 500 people in the UK has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which causes the heart muscle to grow abnormally thick.
In osteoarthritis these cells behave abnormally and this behavior leads to cartilage degeneration.
In these disorders, normally soluble proteins fold abnormally and become insoluble fibrils that damage tissue.
Some people with ME/CFS have abnormally shaped white cells (atypical lymphocytes ), particularly following glandular fever.
A period of a week or more during which a person feels abnormally good, high, excited, hyper or irritable.
The previous night both KEP and Bird Island had abnormally high tides with water reaching the buildings on both beaches.
lethargic fish showing occasional bouts of abnormally frenzied activity that usually precedes death.
red cellondition is characterized by abnormally enlarged immature red blood cells that are unable to divide properly.
Abnormally phosphorylated tau in these cells is generally not seen in young patients but can occasionally be identified in FCD from adults.
terminate abnormally cause all kinds of mess lying around the oddest places.
Moreover, in the opinion of the same observer, it is in no wise an abnormally dwarfed or illgrown representative of the normal type of African elephant, but a well-developed adolescent animal.
When the Civil War was over, the abnormally high price of cotton made cotton raising for more than a decade a great assistance to the people in recovering from ruin, but when the price had steadily declined from 23.98 cents a pound in 1870 to 10.38 cents a pound in 1879, they turned to the erection and operation of cotton mills.
will suffice to give the required current density; on the other hand, an abnormally great distance between the electrodes, or a diminution in acidity of an acid bath, or in the strength of the solution used, will increase the resistance, and so require the application of a higher E.M.F.
His famous green visor was pushed, at an abnormally rakish angle, to the top of his head.
This condition is characterized by abnormally enlarged immature red blood cells that are unable to divide properly.
Early signs are abnormally reddened areas, which look inflamed.
Quite often programs that terminate abnormally cause all kinds of mess lying around the oddest places.
Hip joints develop abnormally and cause the bones to grind together gradually over time because the hip's ball and socket are not formed properly.
The site also alerts you if your account has been accessed abnormally, providing an extra layer of safety.
Doctors know that blood pressure increases when a person is under physical or emotional stress, and many believe that feeling constantly stressed can lead to the body maintaining these abnormally high levels.
Additionally, Mirror of Time also has small sizes (36-38), so women won't feel left out of the mix;, now they don't have to sport abnormally large sizes, unless they wish too.
Hypopnea is abnormally shallow and/or slow breathing which causes a person to take in too little oxygen.
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is a bleeding disorder caused by an abnormally low level of blood platelets, small disc-shaped cells essential to blood clotting (coagulation).
Anemia-A condition in which there is an abnormally low number of red blood cells in the bloodstream.
In both types of NF, a genetic defect causes these neural crest cells to develop abnormally, resulting in numerous tumors and malformations of the nerves, bones, and skin.
When levels are abnormally high, it causes the yellowish tint to eyes and skin known as jaundice.
Hospitalization is not normally required unless the child is suffering from a serious infection or illness or the seizure itself was abnormally long.
Genetic abnormalities in the manufacturing of collagen within the body affect connective tissues, causing them to be abnormally weak.
Priapism-A painful, abnormally prolonged penile erection.
Anorexics develop emaciated bodies, dry or yellowish skin, and abnormally low blood pressure.
Arachnodactyly-A condition characterized by abnormally long and slender fingers and toes.
Low platelet counts or abnormally shaped platelets are associated with bleeding disorders.
Thrombocytosis-An abnormally high platelet count.
An abnormally low platelet level (thrombocytopenia) is a condition that may result from increased destruction of platelets, decreased production, or increased usage of platelets.
In idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), platelets are destroyed at abnormally high rates.
Abnormally high platelet levels (thrombocytosis) may indicate either a benign reaction to an infection, surgery, or certain medications; or a disease like polycythemia vera, in which the bone marrow produces too many platelets too quickly.
Hypercalcemia-A condition marked by abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood.
Emphysema-A chronic respiratory disease that involves the destruction of air sac walls to form abnormally large air sacs that have reduced gas exchange ability and that tend to retain air within the lungs.
Abnormally low levels of somatomedin C will require further investigation, so doctors may perform the hGH stimulation test to diagnose hGH deficiency.
When caused by hGH deficiency, as opposed to late growth spurt or genetics, abnormally slow growth and short stature with normal proportions may be seen.
In a constricture or coarctation, the sides (walls) of the aorta press together abnormally, impeding the flow of blood.
Pulmonary hypertension-A disorder in which the pressure in the blood vessels of the lungs is abnormally high.
Megalencephaly-A condition in which the brain is abnormally large.
The utilization of fat in the body, or fat metabolism, is a complex process, complicated even more by abnormally high levels of cholesterol found circulating in the blood.
Hypoglycemia-A condition characterized by abnormally low levels of glucose in the blood.
With this syndrome, blood flows abnormally from the right side of the heart to the left.
The term mineral toxicity refers to a condition in which the concentration in the body of any one of the minerals necessary for life is abnormally high, and which has an adverse effect on health.
Hyperkalemia-An abnormally high level of potassium in the blood.
Hypernatremia-An abnormally high level of sodium in the blood.
Hypocalcemia-A condition characterized by an abnormally low level of calcium in the blood.
Hyperlipidemia-A condition characterized by abnormally high levels of lipids in blood plasma.
Gout-A metabolic disorder characterized by sudden recurring attacks of arthritis caused by deposits of crystals that build up in the joints due to abnormally high uric acid blood levels.
Abnormally high levels of aldolase and CPK indicate muscle damage.
Nephrotic syndrome is marked by abnormally low levels of albumin (hypoalbuminemia), abnormally high levels of cholesterol in the blood (hypercholesterolemia), and fluid retention (edema).
If nephrotic syndrome is present, the urine test may indicate an abnormally large quantity of protein, and the blood test may show abnormally high levels of cholesterol.
Edema-The presence of abnormally large amounts of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces of the body.
Grade V: Similar to grade IV, but the ureter is also abnormally twisted/curved, and the collecting system is greatly enlarged, with absence of the usual structural details.
In addition to abnormalities in the production or absorption of these chemical messengers, imaging studies indicate that the blood flow and metabolism in a part of the brain called the basal ganglia are abnormally low.
Anemia is a blood disorder characterized by abnormally low levels of healthy red blood cells (RBCs) or reduced hemoglobin (Hgb), the iron-bearing protein in red blood cells that delivers oxygen to tissues throughout the body.
The normal newborn Hgb is 16.8 dL, which may be 1 to 2 dL lower if birth weight is abnormally low.
Anemia due to vitamin C deficiency is a rare disorder that causes the bone marrow to manufacture abnormally small red blood cells.
Hyperplasia-A condition where cells, such as those making up the prostate gland, rapidly divide abnormally and cause the organ to become enlarged.
Iron overload-A side effect of frequent blood transfusions in which the body accumulates abnormally high levels of iron.
When DIC occurs, the individual bleeds abnormally even though there is no history of coagulation abnormality.
Symptoms include easy bruising, bleeding in small cuts that stops and starts, abnormal bleeding after surgery, and abnormally heavy menstrual bleeding.
Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by low blood sugar, or abnormally low levels of glucose in the blood.
Hypoglycemia (also known as a hypo, insulin shock, and a low) is brought on by abnormally low levels of glucose in the blood (i.e., 70 mg/dl or less).
Overhydration can cause acidosis (a condition in which blood and body tissues have an abnormally high acid content), anemia, cyanosis (a condition that occurs when oxygen levels in the blood drop sharply), hemorrhage, and shock.
Meconium ileus is a disorder that occurs in newborns in which the meconium, the neonate's first fecal excretion after birth, is abnormally thick and stringy, rather than the collection of mucus and bile that is normally passed.
Other common abnormalities include elbow deformities, abnormally shaped pelvis bone (hip bone), and kidney (renal) disease.
Celiac disease occurs when the body reacts abnormally to gluten, a protein found in grains, including wheat, rye, barley, and possibly oats.
Abnormally high levels of this substance suggests there may be defects in the fetal neural tube, a structure that will include the brain and spinal cord when completely developed.
These complications are associated with neutropenia, a condition in which the blood has an abnormally low number of neutrophils.
As a result, boys with XHIM have abnormally low levels of IgG and IgA in their blood, with normal or higher than normal levels of IgM.
A child with hyper-IgM syndrome will be found to have abnormally low levels of IgA and IgG antibodies and a normal or elevated level of IgM.
Neutropenia-A condition in which the number of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell (leukocyte) is abnormally low.
A lack of PAH results in the buildup of abnormally high phenylalanine concentrations (or levels) in the blood and brain.
In untreated PKU patients, abnormally high phenylalanine levels in the blood and brain can produce nerve cells with deformed axons and dendrites and cause imperfections in the myelin sheath referred to as hypomyelination and demylenation.
However, more severe IVH can result in hydrocephalus, a potentially fatal condition in which too much fluid collects in the ventricles, exerting increased pressure on the brain and causing the baby's head to expand abnormally.
Urine may show the presence of pus or an abnormally high level of protein.
Hypoxemia-A condition characterized by an abnormally low amount of oxygen in the arterial blood.
Some scientists have reported abnormally low levels of serotonin, a neurotransmitter that affects mood, in the cerebrospinal fluid of some angerprone persons, but the relationship of this finding to IED is not clear.
Abnormally high AFP may indicate that the fetus has an increased risk of a neural tube defect, the most common and severe type of disorder associated with increased AFP.
This leakage creates abnormally high levels of AFP in amniotic fluid and in maternal blood.
If the maternal screening test indicates an abnormally low AFP, amniocentesis is used to diagnosis the problem.
Abnormally low levels of AFP can also occur when the fetus has died or when the mother is overweight.
Less common causes of cerumen impaction include overproduction of earwax by the glands in the ear canal or an abnormally narrow ear canal that tends to trap the wax.
Abnormally slow or fast growth may indicate a problem that needs investigation.
Protein-losing enteropathy may lead to abnormally large amounts of fluid in the intercellular tissue spaces of the body (edema), abdominal distension, and lack of red blood cells (anemia).
The result is an abnormally shaped skull.
Brachycephaly results in an abnormally broad head with a high forehead.
Craniosynostosis may be suspected when an infant has an abnormally shaped head or a small bony ridge along the skull in various locations.
Craniosynostosis-A premature closure of one or more of the joints (fissures) between the bones of the skull, which causes an abnormally shaped skull.
Scaphocephaly-An abnormally long and narrow skull.
Anemia is a blood disorder characterized by abnormally low levels of healthy RBCs or reduced levels of hemoglobin (Hgb), the iron-bearing protein in RBCs that delivers oxygen to tissues throughout the body.
The fingernails may grow abnormally and acquire a spoon-shaped appearance.
In iron deficiency anemia, the RBC count can be normal or elevated and hemoglobin will be abnormally low.
An abnormally low mineral concentration is usually defined as a level that may impair a function dependent on that mineral.
Hypospadias is a congenital defect of the penis in which the urinary tract opening, or urethral meatus, is abnormally located away from the tip of the penis.
It is present at birth, and children exhibit severe contractures of the joints, resulting in limb deformity; spinal curvature; deformities of the chest wall; difficulties breathing; abnormally small jaw; and upper eyelid droop (ptosis).
Tricyclic anti-depressants work by shoring up the brain's supply of norepinephrine and serotonin, chemicals that are abnormally low in depressed patients.
Persistent pulmonary hypertension: A disorder in which the blood pressure in the arteries supplying the lungs is abnormally high.
Children may grow to normal height but are abnormally thin.
Nutrient loss can be accelerated by bleeding, diarrhea, abnormally high blood sugar levels (glycosuria), kidney disease, malabsorption disorders, and other factors.
Children with Angelman's syndrome have an abnormally small, flat appearance to their skull.
Other characteristics of the syndrome include abnormally decreased muscle tone, fair skin and hair, protruding jaw, hyperactivity, episodes of uncontrollable laughter, difficulty sleeping, and severe problems with movement and balance.
However, iron deficiency anemia has an abnormally wide RDW, but thalassemia minor does not.
A healthcare provider should be contacted if a child exhibits symptoms of skeletal or growth abnormalities, such as abnormally short or tall height for age, frequent bone fractures, bony growths, or bone or joint pain.
Research shows that certain brain chemicals, known as neurotransmitters, may function abnormally in acutely ill people with bulimia nervosa.
Insulin injections, while helping to normalize glucose production, also increase the risk of hypokalemia and abnormally low levels of glucose in the blood (hypoglycemia), the opposite of the hyperglycemic condition being corrected.
Hydrocephalus is an abnormal expansion of cavities, called ventricles, within the brain, which is caused by an abnormally large accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
The child is born with a defective immune system and an abnormally low level of calcium in the blood.
The child is also born with a defective immune system and an abnormally low level of calcium in the blood.
People with AD may be hypersensitive to irritants because they have abnormally low levels of interferon-gamma in their systems.
One cell divides abnormally, creating a line of cells with an extra chromosome 21.
They will be able to tell you whether or not a particular company has an abnormally long list of complaints.
In particular, the corpus callosum, the part of the brain that joins the left and right sides, may be abnormally small or even missing.
Commercial juices often contain abnormally high amounts of high fructose corn sugar, often as much as a can of soda pop.
When their verbal development does not progress, they show difficulty with pretend-play and are abnormally stressed by a change in routine.
Tinea Versicolor: Tinea versicolor describes patches of abnormally light skin, surrounded by skin of normal color.
Travellers whose idea of picturesqueness is based upon the abnormally sharpened peaks of the ice-sculptured Alps are disappointed with the scenery of the central and southern ranges of the Rocky Mountains.
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