Abnormal sentence example

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  • The child's abnormal behavior was disturbing to those around him.
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  • In addition to these abnormal cases, the life of certain insects is naturally more prolonged than usual.
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  • Terry was extremely worried about the abnormal bump she found on her leg.
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  • Lord Rayleigh had an interest in abnormal psychological investigations, and became a member and vice president of the Society for Psychical Research.
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  • The same dignity appeared in the grave beauty of his features, though the abnormal height of his cranium afforded an opportunity for ridicule of which the comedians made full use.
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  • Her abnormal enthusiasm made others question where her joy came from.
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  • The young children were asked to pick out which of the items in the group were abnormal.
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  • In a few exceptional cases abnormal speed has been indicated on good evidence.
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  • Any of the abnormal conditions that bring about general or local defective nutrition is an important factor in producing fatty degeneration.
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  • Abnormal movements are symptoms of underlying disorders.
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  • It boils at 118°, giving a vapour of abnormal specific gravity.
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  • Some of the earliest balloon observations made the gradient increase with the height, but such a result is now regarded as abnormal.
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  • Abnormal food intake and purging may result in abnormal nutrition.
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  • Abnormal findings may indicate the need for further prenatal testing.
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  • Mite-galls, or acarocecidia, are abnormal growths of the leaves of plants, produced by microscopic Acaridea of the genus Phytoptus (gall-mites), and consist of little tufts of hairs, or of thickened portions of the leaves, usually most hypertrophied on the upper surface, so that the lower is drawn up into the interior, producing a bursiform cavity.
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  • There a man wins local fame as an ascetic with abnormal powers, or a wife, because Alcestis-like she sacrificed herself for her husband and immolated herself on his pyre.
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  • 5) shows an abnormal human liver in the Anatomical Department of St Thomas's Hospital which reproduces the generalized type.
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  • The question as to whether the motion was due to an irregular distribution of the earth's atmosphere, thus involving abnormal variations in the refractive index, was also investigated; here, again, negative results were obtained.
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  • It would seem that Julius Caesar encountered the Germani under somewhat abnormal conditions.
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  • ii.) that the abnormal values of the variation observed in the wood-built ships of his day was due to deviation of the compass caused by the iron in the ship; that the deviation was zero when the ship's head was near the north and south points; that it attained its maximum on the east and west points, and varied as the sine of the azimuth of the ship's head reckoned from the zero points.
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  • Hemangioma-A benign skin tumor composed of abnormal blood vessels.
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  • Lymphangioma-A benign skin tumor composed of abnormal lymph vessels.
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  • Achondroplasia: This form of dwarfism is characterized by short stature, abnormal body proportion (limbs are shorter than normal while the torso remains of average size), and facial deformities.
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  • The occurrence of the lake basins in the lowland belts on either side of the Niagara cuesta is an abnormal feature, not to be explained by ordinary erosion, which can produce only valleys.
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  • He suspended an archbishop of Sens (1136) who had neglected to take into consideration the appeal to Rome, summoned an archbishop of Milan to Rome to receive the pallium from the pope's hands, lavished exemptions, and extended the right of appeal to such abnormal lengths that a Byzantine ambassador is reported to have exclaimed to Lothair III., Your Pope Innocent is not a bishop, but an emperor."
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  • By thus devoting itself to material interests, the papacy contemporary with the last Capetians lost its moral greatness Abuse of and fell in the opinion of the peoples; and it did itself no less injury by the abnormal extension of the bounds of its absolutism.
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  • The power of prediction possessed by the subject in such cases may be explained in two ways: (i) As due to an abnormal power of perception possessed by certain persons, when in the hypnotic trance, of the working of their own pathological processes; or (2) more probably, as the result of self-suggestion; the organism is "set" to explode at a given date in a crisis, or to develop the fore-ordained symptoms.
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  • The effect of the abnormal conditions is probably to stop the production of, or weaken or destroy the protective enzymes or antitoxins, the presence of which normally confers immunity on the leaf.
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  • His first wife, Catherine, daughter of Magnus I., duke of Saxe-Lauenburg, bore him in 1 533 his eldest son Eric. This union was neither long nor happy, but the blame for its infelicity is generally attributed to the lady, whose abnormal character was reflected and accentuated in her unhappy son.
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  • The process of human development Rothe regards as necessarily taking an abnormal form and passing through the phase of sin.
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  • This abnormal condition necessitates a fresh creative act, that of salvation, which was, however, from the first, part of the divine plan.
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  • But the great diversity of these abnormal cases as shown in the examples cited above suggests the use of great caution in formulating definite morphological theories upon them.
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  • 1), an abnormal agent working for exceptional ends; Elisha is the "holy man of God which passeth by us continually" (2 Kings iv.
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  • Difference in intensity is not a wholly satisfactory ground of distinction; abnormal physical conditions apart, an image may have an intensity far greater than that of a sense-given impression.
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  • If, for instance, the testes fail to develop normally, the secretion which they discharge into the blood is abnormal in character and amount, with the result that the characters of the remotest parts of the body are more or less profoundly affected.
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  • If, however, a series of leaves from the same tree be examined in pairs, the fact that one leaf from the tree is known to possess an abnormal number of veins makes it probable that the next leaf chosen from the same tree will also be abnormal-or, in other words, the fact that leaves are borne by the same tree establishes a correlation between them.
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  • It is often associated with an abnormal or malfunctioning eustachian tube, which causes negative pressure in the middle ear and leaking of fluid from tiny blood vessels, or capillaries, into the middle ear.
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  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy, which teaches people how to change abnormal thoughts and behavior, is also used.
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  • It should be suspected in older children with abnormal bowel habits, especially a history of constipation dating back to infancy and ribbon-like stools.
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  • The test has a high rate of false-positives; as few as 10 percent of women with abnormal results go on to have babies with congenital defects.
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  • In some cases, the abnormal movements are the only symptoms.
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  • If that copy carries the abnormal gene, they have WAS.
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  • The abnormal blood flow often means that less oxygen is sent into circulation throughout the body.
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  • The result is an abnormal number of chromosmes in the daughter cells produced by that cell division.
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  • The level of bilirubin in a newborn's blood serum is measured to determine if the circulating level of bilirubin is normal or abnormal.
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  • A B12 vitamin may meet the needs of individuals who find themselves losing their hair in abnormal amounts.
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  • Ultrasound can determine the visibility of abnormal fat on the liver.
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  • A blood test for the pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (HGC) will probably be abnormal.
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  • Teeth may show abnormal signs of wear on the chewing surfaces or decay in areas of tight overlap.
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  • Abnormal movements are broadly classified as either hyperkinetic (too much movement) and hypokinetic (too little movement).
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  • Hydrocephalus is an abnormal expansion of cavities, called ventricles, within the brain, which is caused by an abnormally large accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
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  • When hydrocephalus occurs in infants, fusion of the skull bones is prevented, which leads to abnormal expansion of the skull.
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  • They have a normal copy of the gene on one chromosome even if an abnormal gene is on the other because the abnormal gene is very rare.
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  • However, women who have one abnormal copy of the WAS gene are designated as carriers.
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  • WAS patients also have abnormal platelets, the specialized blood cells that help to form blood clots and control bleeding.
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  • When the mother is a carrier, there is a 50 percent chance with each subsequent pregnancy that the new baby will receive the abnormal copy of the gene.
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  • Women who carry the abnormal WAS gene and are considering prenatal diagnosis should discuss the risks and benefits of this type of testing with a geneticist or genetic counselor.
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  • The doctor may make the diagnosis of DiGeorge syndrome during heart surgery when he or she notices the absence or abnormal location of the thymus gland.
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  • Allergies are abnormal reactions of the immune system that occur in response to otherwise harmless substances.
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  • Other blood tests reveal anemia, abnormal blood counts, and high levels of bilirubin.
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  • They are reluctant to express disagreement with others and are often willing to go to abnormal lengths to win the approval of those on whom they rely.
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  • The number of brain cells decreases, and abnormal deposits and structural arrangements occur.
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  • These patients go from depression to a frenzied, abnormal elevation in mood.
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  • Since it is hypothesized that serotonin activity is abnormal in trichotillomania, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are commonly given to improve symptoms.
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  • Color blindness is an abnormal condition characterized by the inability to clearly distinguish different colors of the spectrum.
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  • An abnormality, or deficiency, of any of the types of cones will result in abnormal color vision.
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  • It is a deformity of the thoracic spine (in the chest area, the vertebra to which ribs are attached) caused by abnormal centers of bone development at the intervertebral joints (physes).
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  • Surgical intervention may be needed in some cases of osteochondritis dissecans to remove abnormal bone fragments in a joint.
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  • Telogen Effluvium: Loss caused by physical or emotional stress, abnormal thyroid activity, medication, or hormonal fluctuations.
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  • An ectopic pregnancy is a type of abnormal pregnancy that can be both a life-threatening and harrowing experience.
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  • There are some medical conditions that are counterindicated for birth control pill use, including unexplained vaginal bleeding and an abnormal growth or cancer of the breast.
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  • Abnormal HCG levels can signal a problem with the pregnancy.
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  • Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is an abnormal growth of blood vessels in the eye.
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  • Other complications include abnormal blood pressure, low birth weight, and difficulty maintaining body temperature.
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  • Because discharge and bleeding often go hand-in-hand in relation to hormonal changes, differentiating between what is normal and what is abnormal can be tricky.
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  • If you receive an abnormal result, your doctor will tell you not to be alarmed because further testing may need to be done to make sure the results are actually abnormal.
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  • Rhine published an article in the Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology outlining the results of his research.
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  • Normally ghost hunters would enter a paranormal location, set up various recording and measuring devices, and then wait for a few hours with the hope of capturing an abnormal event.
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  • You can eat all the Pop Rocks with Coca-Cola that you like without fear of abnormal intestinal distress.
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  • That makes it harder to distinguish normal from abnormal."
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  • Your child may also see various medical doctors to rule out other causes of his abnormal behavior.
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  • Diagnosing autism in infants is challenging because the symptoms typically involve a lack of normal behavior and not the presence of abnormal behavior.
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  • The approach addresses abnormal brainwave activity that may be experienced by people on the autism spectrum.
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  • While the traditional image of disease is one of physical ailment, some may refer to abnormal tendencies when they use the term disease.
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  • Some abnormal behaviors may be attributed to brain dysfunction or problems with the nervous system.
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  • If you experience any abnormal reactions, discontinue use and call your healthcare provider.
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  • Intense exercise that has a sudden onset can cause abnormal heart activity.
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  • Raised by their father John Winchester to be hunters, the boys shared a very abnormal childhood, traveling from town to town while their father hunted monsters.
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  • The cause is unknown, but it may be related to abnormal blood vessels in the deeper layers of the skin.
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  • The abnormal connective tissue in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome leads to trouble with wound healing and unusually stretchy skin.
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  • Even if the skin change is small, the cancer could still be growing somewhere else inside your body.Advanced basal cell cancer can look like a large bump or a big area of abnormal skin.
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  • Always check your body for new moles, birthmarks, abnormal freckling, or skin lesions.
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  • Ann., 1859, 106, 513), probably owing to the formation of complex ions; the abnormal behaviour apparently diminishing as the solution becomes more and more dilute, until, at very high dilutions the salts are ionized in the normal manner.
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  • If, for instance, we find that instead of the natural number of Malpighian bodies in the kidney there are only half that number, then we are entitled to say that this defect represents disease of structure; and if we find that the organ is excreting a new substance, such as albumen, we can affirm logically that its function is abnormal.
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  • A state of the system in which these two properties are true will be called a " normal state "; other states will be spoken of as " abnormal."
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  • Dystonia-sustained muscle contractions, often causing twisting or repetitive movements and abnormal postures.
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  • Spasticity-an abnormal increase in muscle tone.
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  • Video recording of the abnormal movement is often used to analyze movement patterns and track progress of the disorder and its treatment.
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  • Thalamotomy is a surgical procedure used to destroy part of the thalamus, which is thought to produce abnormal brain activity that causes tremor.
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  • During the DBS procedure, an electrode placed in a precise area of the brain delivers small, electrical shocks to interrupt the abnormal brain activity that leads to symptoms.
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  • Arthrodesis is a fusing of bones that normally move independently, to limit the ability of a spastic muscle to pull the joint into an abnormal position.
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  • Parents should also be aware of any abnormal amount of blood during a nosebleed and make note of any recent falls or head injuries.
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  • Neoplasm-An abnormal formation of new tissue.
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  • CAH causes abnormal growth for both sexes; those affected will be tall as children but short as adults because of early bone maturation.
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  • An arteriovenous fistula is an abnormal channel or passage between an artery and a vein.
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  • An arteriovenous fistula is an abnormal connection of an artery and a vein.
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  • The essential job of this system is to distinguish self-cells from foreign substances and to recognize and take protective action against any materials that ought not to be in the body, including abnormal and damaged cells.
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  • EEGs use electrodes placed on or within the skull to record the brain's electrical activity and pinpoint the exact location of abnormal discharges.
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  • A number of different heart defects are common in Down syndrome, including abnormal openings (holes) in the walls that separate the heart's chambers (atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect).
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  • These result in abnormal patterns of blood flow within the heart.
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  • Results are compared to known normal values to determine if the individual has normal or abnormal levels.
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  • He, his immediate follower, Gilbert Tennent (1703-1764), other clergymen, such as James Davenport, and many untrained laymen who took up the work, agreed in the emotional and dramatic character of their preaching, in rousing their hearers to a high pitch of excitement, often amounting to frenzy, in the undue stress they put upon "bodily effects" (the physical manifestations of an abnormal psychic state) as proofs of conversion, and in their unrestrained attacks upon the many clergymen who did not join them and whom they called "dead men," unconverted, unregenerate and careless of the spiritual condition of their parishes.
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  • They then numbered 618,825, an increase of 6.41% over 1911, affording an example of the abnormal fluctuation to which the white pop. of S.
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  • The effects of exposure in the case of white races are not only manifested by the acute attack of heat-stroke, but, if this is avoided by proper care, it is nevertheless certain that long residence in the Persian Gulf causes a certain amount of tissue degeneration, owing to the exposure of the body cells to abnormal conditions of temperature.
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  • Nobody seems to have even suspected at the time that serious mental derangement lay at the root of Gustavus's abnormal piety.
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  • Neither were they united by a common educational method, the end and the instruments of education being diversely conceived by Protagoras, Gorgias and Isocrates, to say nothing of the wider differences which separate these three from the eristics, and all the four normal types from the abnormal type represented by Socrates.
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  • It would seem, then, that, while he regards rhetoric as the function of normal sophistry, taking indifferently as his types Protagoras, Gorgias and Isocrates, he accounts Euthydemus and Dionysodorus (together with Socrates) as sophists, but as sophists of an abnormal sort, who may therefore be neglected.
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  • Thuggism was an abnormal First Burmese War.
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  • By 1890 imports had risen to 790,261 pounds, and thereafter fluctuated greatly, standing at only 473,598 pounds in 1893, but at 1,017,238 pounds in 1897, and 1,382,352 in 1901, but under abnormal conditions in 1904 this last amount was nearly doubled.
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  • Although there is not much to justify such a proposition, it may perhaps be conceded that she was in many respects abnormal and that some of her work is characteristic of a process known to modern psychologists as "automatism," or in other words that it is the result of a spasmodic uprush to the surface of sub-conscious mental activities.
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  • The abnormal amplitude is greater, and is restricted to a narrower range of frequency, the smaller the friction.
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  • Such efforts involve an abnormal use which is likely to cause damage to sails and spars, or to engines and boilers; and they are treated as acts of sacrifice.
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  • The amount of volatile acid should be very small, and, except in special cases, a percentage of volatile acid exceeding 0.1 to 0.15%, according to the class of wine, will indicate that an abnormal or undesirable fermentation has taken place.
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  • It has been found by experience also that wines which are normally constituted as regards the relative proportions of their various constituents, provided that the quantities of these do not fall below certain limits, are likely to develop well, whereas wines which, although perfectly sound, show an abnormal constitution, will rarely turn out successful.
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  • - These are numerous, and may be derived either directly from the vine, from an abnormal constitution of the grape juice, or to subsequent infection.
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  • It appears to the author, however, that where such methods are employed merely with a view to overcoming a specific malady and there is no intention of increasing the quantity of the wine for purposes of gain, or of giving it a fictitious appearance of quality, these operations are perfectly justifiable and may be compared to the modifications of procedure which are forced upon the brewer or distiller who has to deal with somewhat abnormal raw material.
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  • It certainly appears to be the case that musts which are plastered rarely suffer from abnormal fermentation, and that the wines which result very rarely turn acid.
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  • The word, more usually in the Latin form "pleonasmus," is used in pathology of an abnormal growth or formation.
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  • The 22nd series (1848) is occupied with the discussion of magnetocrystallic force and the abnormal behaviour of various crystals in a magnetic field.
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  • They were burdened by an abnormal urgency of desire and capacity for suffering, which no doubt took different phases in the man and the woman, but linked them together in a common susceptibility to ideal pain.'
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  • In addition to this list of some of the new substances he prepared, reference may be made to his work on abnormal vapour densities.
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  • While working on the olefines he noticed that a change takes place in the density of the vapour of amylene hydrochloride, hydrobromide, &c., as the temperature is increased, and in the gradual passage from a gas of approximately normal density to one of half-normal density he saw a powerful argument in favour of the view that abnormal vapour densities, such as are exhibited by sal-ammoniac or phosphorus pentachloride, are to be explained by dissociation.
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  • These conditions subsist with but few modifications, if any, from the Straits northward to the 42nd parallel, the extreme humidity, abnormal rainfall and dark skies being unfavourable to the development of insect life, while the Andes interpose an impassable barrier to migration from the countries of the eastern coast.
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  • Much damage is often caused by species of Peridermium, which often invade the cortex and cambium to such an extent as to " ring " the stem or branch, or to cause an abnormal formation of turpentine which soaks into the wood and stops the upward passage of water; this causes the parts above the diseased area to perish.
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  • The height of the temple is doubtful, the measurements of columns given us by later authority having reference probably to its successor, the height of which was considered abnormal and marvellous.
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  • The most important point in this treatment consists in forced feeding, the want of appetite which is so prominent in many cases of phthisis being regarded as an abnormal sensation not to be regarded; and under the forced feeding, combined with open-air life, many marvellous recoveries are recorded.
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  • Apart from certain doubtful and possibly abnormal instances among Phyllopoda and Amphipoda, the only exceptions are the sessile Cirripedia and some parasitic Isopoda (Cymothoidae), where hermaphroditism is the rule.
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  • But in 1871-1881 a decrease was found in the case of fifteen counties in all, and in 1881-1891 in the case of thirteen, whereas in 1891-1901, although Radnorshire, which returned a decrease previously, now returned an abnormal increase owing to the temporary employment of workmen on the construction of the Birmingham waterworks, the number fell to 10, and the average percentage also fell.
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  • The circumstances out of which the battle of Marignan arose, almost inconceivable to the modern mind, were not abnormal in the conditions of Italian warfare and politics then prevailing.
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  • material, having the maximum refractive index along the central axis, have been prepared, and reproduce the effects caused by abnormal distribution of the density of the atmosphere.
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  • The evidence afforded by normal and abnormal flowers appears to be in favour of the following interpretation: The peduncle is a shoot bearing two or more carpels.
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  • The stalk of an ovule, considerably reduced in normal flowers and much larger in some abnormal flowers, is homologous with a leaf-stalk, with which it agrees in the structure and number of vascular bundles.
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  • Abnormal female of the medullary rays in Flowers.
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  • Monstrous cones are fairly common; these in some instances lend support to the axillary-bud theory, and it has been said that this theory owes its existence to evidence furnished by abnormal cones.
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  • Monstrosities at least demonstrate possible lines of development, but when the abnormal forms of growth in various directions are fairly evenly balanced, trustworthy deductions become difficult.
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  • Still the claim to rule had, at least from the time of Henry III., been derived from hereditary descent, and the interruption, however frequently it might occur, had been regarded as something abnormal, only to be applied where there was an absolute necessity to prevent the wielder of executive authority from setting at defiance the determined purpose of the nation.
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  • Anything abnormal found there was brought under the notice of the augurs, but usually the Etruscan haruspices were employed for this.
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  • As a rule, the teeth of the two sides of the jaws are alike in number and character, except in cases of accidental or abnormal variation, and in the tusks of the narwhal, in which the left is of immense size, and the right rudimentary.
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  • In this case a different specific name has been given to the northern form, but the characters by which it is distinguished are of little importance, and probably, except for the abnormal geographical distribution, would never have been discovered.
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  • in the case of fungi or lichens, an abnormal change giving the appearance of a different species.
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  • Tylor - to the effect that it originated in the desire of the primitive man to bring on at will certain abnormal nervous conditions favourable to the seeing of those visions and the dreaming of those dreams which are supposed to give the soul direct access to the objective realities of the spiritual world.
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  • Abnormal specimens of Equisetum in which the strobilus is interrupted by whorls of leaves are of interest for comparison with the fructification of Phyllotheca.
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  • Very probably the power which the appendage of a given segment has of assuming the perfected form and proportions previously attained by the appendage of another segment must be classed as an instance of " homoeosis," not only where such a change is obviously due to abnormal development or injury, but also where it constitutes a difference permanently established between allied orders or smaller groups, or between the two sexes.
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  • But, though the abnormal prosperity was thus suddenly brought to an end, the genuine trade ' of the port has steadily advanced, subject of course to occasional fluctuations.
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  • To please the god, the victim must be without spot or blemish, and the practice of observing whether the entrails presented any abnormal appearance, and thence deducing the will of heaven, was also very important in Greek religion.
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  • Every one expected and desired a speedy revolution that should put an end to a policy which alternated between overheated effervescence, abnormal activity and lethargy.
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  • The arrangement is altogether abnormal, and was consented to by the Portuguese government in 1887 to assist the Chinese authorities in the suppression of opium smuggling.
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  • He further showed that except in the cases of copper, lead and gold the dispersion is abnormal - the index for red light being greater than that for sodium light.
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  • He also gathered that the abnormal conditions forced upon the bees by a ready-built single comb might so turn aside their natural instincts as to render his investigations less trustworthy than if conducted under perfectly natural conditions; so, in order to remove all doubt, he decided to have a series of wooden frames made, measuring 12 in.
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  • It remains to be seen if the ovuliferous cone in the centre of the flower represents simply a functionless gynoecium, as in Welwitschia and abnormal cones of certain Coniferae, or if the flowers were hermaphrodite, with both male and female organs fully developed.
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  • The acacias and the Rosaceae yield their gums most abundantly when sickly and in an abnormal state, caused by a fulness of sap in the young tissues, whereby the new cells are softened and finally disorganized; the cavities thus formed fill with liquid, which exudes, dries and constitutes the gum.
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  • It was abnormal in Anshan, even if her society held no such apparent boundaries.
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  • abnormal in many different types of cancer, including kidney cancer.
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  • Our son has since had an EEG which showed nothing abnormal.
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  • abnormal smears will be invited for screening in the normal way.
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  • abnormal bleeding.
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  • abnormal heart rhythm.
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  • abnormal gait is present in most of the times.
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  • abnormal posture; straining; lying with tummy pressed to the floor; or reluctance to move.
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  • abnormal karyotypes are now being recorded.
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  • The result of an INR test then was grossly abnormal, Mrs Y had peritonitis and was bleeding from her bowel.
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  • People with mildly abnormal cells have ' low grade ' Barrett's.
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  • The majority of severely abnormal babies miscarry by the end of the second six months.
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  • Sometimes these slightly abnormal cells can go back to normal by themselves.
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  • For the past ten years conditions have been highly abnormal.
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  • The bacterial and nitrate concentrations are quite abnormal in almost all the coastal stretches of Bardez taluka.
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  • This test is useful in determining whether lymphocytes that appear abnormal are present, and whether internal organs are affected by Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
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  • These disorders can cause harm to mother and baby, so seek medical advice if you spot any skin changes that seem abnormal.
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  • This is done in the standing position, which is considered abnormal for human beings.
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  • Others may have a broader, more general affect, perhaps causing cell growth to become abnormal, leading to cancers.
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  • That's another six to eight years of feeling abnormal.
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  • If anything looks abnormal inside your bladder, your doctor will want to take tissue samples.
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  • abort abnormal pregnancies.
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  • Obesity is a condition in which an abnormal accumulation of excessive fat impairs health.
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  • The excess secretion of the hormone aldosterone into the blood is from an abnormal adrenal gland or glands.
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  • One defect a fluorescein angiogram test may reveal are abnormal blood vessels which leak blood into the surrounding tissues.
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  • antigen specificity, they clearly exhibit some degree of selectivity in targeting " abnormal " cells for lysis.
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  • oculomotor apraxia (abnormal eye movements) was unchanged in the Type 3 patients.
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  • causative agent is thought to an abnormal form of a protein called a ' prion ' .
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  • Examination may show no abnormal findings or there may be a mucopurulent cervicitis with hypertrophic ectopy.
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  • CIN 3 means the full thickness of the skin covering the cervix has abnormal cells.
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  • causeS A chilblain is an abnormal reaction to cold.
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  • In extremely unusual cases a female may inherit two abnormal X chromosomes, in which case she will also be affected by the disorder.
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  • cockatoos kept in Scottish pet shops showed abnormal behavior.
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  • colorectal neoplasia A new or abnormal tissue growth within the colon.
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  • There should be a minimum workload of 25 new patients presenting with abnormal cervical cytology over the six month period.
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  • Despite shunting many of these patients have major neurological deficits which are linked to abnormal development of the cerebral cortex in the fetus.
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  • difficultywe mean by ' abnormal ' psychology, ' mental health difficulties ' or ' psychological problems '?
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  • Thus there may be dirty or obscene thoughts or there may be an abnormal fear of becoming dirty.
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  • The first indication of fetal distress is an abnormal heart rate.
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  • Doctors misdiagnosed him with fibrous dysplasia - a benign condition characterized by areas of abnormal growth.
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  • The diagnosis is confirmed by a particular blood test, called a serum electrophoresis test, which identifies the abnormal antibody.
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  • inherited emphysema This research team will be investigating how an inherited abnormal protein causes lung disease with aim of developing new treatments.
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  • The diagnosis of an abnormal uterine cavity included a thickened endometrium, and/or a endometrial mass, and/or a submucosal mass.
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  • Research The abnormal prion protein causing vCJD remains a scientific enigma.
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  • etiology of the phobias, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 17, 16-18.
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  • fibrous dysplasia - a benign condition characterized by areas of abnormal growth.
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  • fictitious narrative was that it should present either unusual people or abnormal situations.
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  • The abnormal postures that occur with spasticity can include excessive flexion or extension of the limbs.
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  • fluorescein angiogram test may reveal are abnormal blood vessels which leak blood into the surrounding tissues.
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  • A history of trauma is frequent and abnormal gait is present in most of the times.
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  • Parents or teachers may notice an abnormal turning in of the foot, an awkward gait or contractions of many different muscle groups.
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  • The polyunsaturated fats can cause an abnormal heartbeat which may lead to a sudden cardiac death, doctors warn.
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  • laryngeal hemiplegia (one-sided paralysis) is the most common cause of horses making abnormal noises during inspiration at fast exercise.
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  • Oliver was born prematurely and developed hydrocephalus, which is an abnormal amount of cerebrospinal fluid around the brain.
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  • Their irritating activity has caused severe hyperplasia (abnormal cell growth ).
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  • hypothesized that these cells then migrate in an abnormal fashion to the cortex to generate in abnormal collections of inappropriately positioned neurons.
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  • Carbon monoxide replaces oxygen in the bloodstream causing hypoxia, an abnormal reduction of oxygen in the body tissues also called oxygen deficiency.
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  • It seems likely that some kind of abnormal immune response is to blame.
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  • indivisible abnormal loads.
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  • Those PPS patients with abnormal jitter had a significantly longer time since their acute polio.
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  • Both partners of one couple had an abnormal karyotype.
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  • An abnormal karyotype was demonstrated in 57% of patients.
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  • However, Arabidopsis plants modified in the metabolic pathway leading to lignin formation produced abnormal lignin that was associated with severe fungal attacks.
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  • The Bridges division carry out numerous services including: Receiving and managing notification from hauliers in respect of abnormal loads.
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  • In children, fat malabsorption can lead to a deficiency of vitamin E characterized by abnormal red blood cell development.
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  • We came to the conclusion that in diagnosing patients with abnormal uterine cavity, MR imaging may help differentiate malignant from benign disorders.
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  • mimic the female hormone estrogen, abnormal levels of which are linked to the growth of cancer.
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  • But I obtain abnormal charges on the sugar moiety (ex: +4 on C3 ' ).
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  • Low sperm count, poor motility, or abnormal morphology of sperm can make it very difficult to conceive using your partners sperm.
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  • Mechanical instability is abnormal movement of the talus within the ankle mortise, usually demonstrated on stress radiography.
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  • Furthermore, the only abnormal genes were found in abnormal lung and kidney tissue, arguing against genetic mosaicism.
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  • A small opening does not strain the heart and the only abnormal finding is a loud murmur.
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  • Importantly, in rare families, a gene mutation has been shown to cause the abnormal build up of tau protein in the brain.
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  • We showed that nitric oxide did not play a role in normal or abnormal pregnancy and speculated that other vasodilators may be involved.
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  • oestrogens mimic the female hormone estrogen, abnormal levels of which are linked to the growth of cancer.
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  • Anatomical abnormality of the patella (small, high patella) or an abnormal lateral femoral condyle (shallow trochlea ).
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  • Other abnormal responses Square wave response Seen in cardiac failure, constrictive pericarditis, cardiac tamponade and valvular heart disease.
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  • Nevertheless, mouse models of CF clearly demonstrate a range of abnormal pulmonary phenotypes as a result of the Cftr mutation.
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  • Routine blood tests revealed abnormal liver function tests in the form of raised alkaline phosphatase, AST, ALT and normal bilirubin.
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  • The ICP peel is a powerful treatment for sun damaged skin and abnormal pigmentation of hormonal origin such as melasma and chloasma.
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  • Abnormal cells can form polyps (small growths) which may develop into cancer.
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  • Clues include abnormal posture; straining; lying with tummy pressed to the floor; or reluctance to move.
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  • He highlighted how this research has now demonstrated that the applications of Seprion can be expanded to the detection of abnormal prion can be expanded to the detection of abnormal prion in blood.
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  • An abnormal amount hands is dubbed cyclic progression and how and why.
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  • It reduces abnormal putrefaction in the bowel which can cause toxic and cancer producing substances to form.
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  • pylorusim of study: to establish whether growth faltering in Gateshead children is related to H. pylori colonization and abnormal blood parameters.
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  • react negatively to abnormal exercise.
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  • Even in the 'better' zoos, abnormal behavior can be widespread, and include repeated pacing, rocking, vomiting and even self mutilation.
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  • repulsed all attempts to drive them out despite abnormal exposure to attack.
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  • During the night they successfully repulsed all attempts to drive them out despite abnormal exposure to attack.
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  • Medical treatments In treating advanced retinopathy, doctors may use laser surgery to shrink abnormal blood vessels at the back of the eye.
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  • Side effects can include: dry mouth, constipation, rash, raised blood pressure, confusion, seizures, abnormal heart rhythms.
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  • Some people have also suggested that schizophrenia might be made worse, or even caused, by an abnormal sensitivity to gluten.
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  • Postural scoliosis arises as a compensatory mechanism for problems outside the spine, such as a shortened leg or abnormal pelvic tilt.
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  • However, anyone over 64 who has ever had abnormal smears will be invited for screening in the normal way.
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  • The smallest attempt to use one's abnormal powers for the gratification of self makes of these powers sorcery or black magic.
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  • Whilst not showing antigen specificity, they clearly exhibit some degree of selectivity in targeting " abnormal " cells for lysis.
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  • Abnormal neuroimaging in patients with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes.
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  • The abnormal cells first invade the stalk of the polyp, then the underlying tissue of the colon to which the stalk of the polyp, then the underlying tissue of the colon to which the stalk is attached.
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  • stethoscope placed over the lungs to listen for abnormal sounds called crackles.
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  • Supraventricular tachycardia An abnormal heart rhythm with a fast heart rate.
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  • Pick's disease is thought to be due to a build up in the brain of an abnormal form of the protein tau.
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  • Epilepsy (or abnormal EEGs) - often going back to early teenage.
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  • Supplying the actual number of bytes in the longest line to be merged (or some larger value) prevents abnormal termination.
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  • Abnormal secretion of estrogen and high serum levels of free testosterone are also present.
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  • Sometimes antibodies causing thrombocytopenia arise in a patient with a specific disease in which abnormal production of other antibodies may occur.
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  • thymic activity and T-cell differentiation are abnormal in RA.
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  • Abnormal thyroid tissue within these nodules produces too much thyroid hormone.
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  • Abnormal loads Information for commercial drivers including local freight transport maps.
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  • urogenital system Abnormal kidney function has been observed in clinical studies.
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  • solar urticaria (SU) is an abnormal reaction to sunlight or artificial light.
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  • Once heparin is started, the laboratory work-up of an abnormal aPTT is difficult.
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  • An exceptional specimen or an uncommon variety may sometimes be seen in the above-mentioned abnormal places, but the best, the true, and common variety of the table is the produce of short, upland, wind-swept pastures.
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  • A desultory sequence of ideas, an excessive vagueness and indirectness of expression, a peculiar and abnormal latinity, a constant tendency to exaggeration, and an immoderate indulgence in learned and literary allusions - all these are obstacles lying in the way of a study of Propertius.
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  • Lord Rayleigh had an interest in abnormal psychological investigations, and became a member and vicepresident of the Society for Psychical Research.
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  • 31 Possibly the intercalary month was abnormal, the incidence of observances depending not on the day of the month in ordinary months but on the day of the week reckoned consecutively through the year.
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  • the legs and arms being of a leanness which is often emphasized by an abnormal corpulence.
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  • Most of these ordinances were subsequently confirmed by parliament, and, "on the whole, this body of dictatorial legislation, abnormal in form as it is, in substance was a real, wise and moderate set of reforms."' His ordinances for the "Reformation of Manners," the product of the puritan spirit, had but a transitory effect.
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  • GIFT OF, or TONGUES Glossolalia (7AW6va, tongue, AaXeiv, speak), a faculty of abnormal and inarticulate vocal utterance, under stress of religious excitement, which was widely developed in the early Christian circles, and has its parallels in other religions.
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  • The same morbid and abnormal trance utterances recur in Christian revivals in every age, e.g.
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  • C and D, Other abnormal forms more deeply pouched, showing formation of pitcher.
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  • Though irregular, his action was to some extent justified by the depletion of the secret service fund under Giolitti and by the abnormal circumstances prevailing in 1893-1894, when he had been obliged to quell the insurrections in Sicily and Massa-Carrara.
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  • The abnormal development of resin has been called "succinosis."
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  • Any attempt to interfere with these directions, by placing the seedlings in abnormal positions, is frustrated by the seedlings themselves, which change their direction of growth by bringing about curvatures of the different parts of their axes, so that the root soon grows vertically downward again and the stem in the opposite direction.
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  • Symptoms of scorching owing to abnormal insolation e.g.
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  • Excrescences.Outgrowths, more or less abnormal in character, are frequent signs of diseased organs.
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  • Roots are often flattened, twisted and otherwise distorted by mechanical obstacles; stems by excess of food in rich soils, the attacks of minute parasites, overgrowth by climbing plants, &c. Leaves are especially apt to vary, and although the formation of crests, pitchers, puckers, &c., must be put down to the results of abnormal development, it is often difficult to draw the line between teratological and merely varietal phenomena.
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  • It occurs- most frequently in old cells, or in cells which are placed under abnormal conditions.
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  • The development of the organ is already determined at its first appearance upon the growing-point; though, as already explained, the normal course of its ontogeny may be interfered with by some abnormal external or internal condition.
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  • If this be so,it may justifiably be inferred that both normal and abnormal morphological features may be due to the presence of enzymatic substances secreted by the protoplasm that determine the course of development.
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  • Of course, in the former case it would be absurd to regard as a physical feature of any great value the absence from a district of groups which do not occur except in its immediate neighbourhood; but when we find that certain groups, though abounding in some part of the vicinity, either suddenly cease from appearing or appear only in very reduced numbers, and occasionally in abnormal forms, the fact obviously has an important bearing.
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  • The starlings, Sturnidae, are represented by Callaeas, Creadion and the very abnormal Heterolocha.
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  • He was attracted towards domestic tragedy by an irresistible desire to sound the depths of abnormal conflicts between passion and circumstances, to romantic comedy by a strong though not widely varied imaginative faculty, and by a delusion that he was possessed of abundant comic humour.
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  • Ford by no means stood alone among English dramatists in his love of abnormal subjects; but few were so capable of treating them sympathetically, and yet without that reckless grossness or extravagance of expression which renders the morally repulsive aesthetically intolerable, or converts the horrible into the grotesque.
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  • Though the genus Strepsilas seems to be rightly placed among the Charadriidae (see PLOVER), it occupies a somewhat abnormal position among them, and in the form of its short pointed beak and its variegated coloration has hardly any very near relative.
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  • It may be urged that if none of the phenomena is genuine we have to assume a large amount of apparently aimless trickery in non-professional mediums. But it must be borne in mind that the most excellent moral character in the medium is no guaranteee against trickery, unless it can be proved that he was in no abnormal mental condition when the phenomena occurred; and extraordinary deceptions are known to have been carried on by hysterical patients and others with no apparent motive.
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  • A fact that was amply illustrated, moreover, is that the period of incidence of a drought is not less important than its duration, and the same is true of abnormal rainfall.
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  • 44 and 45), are less abnormal than Aplysia in regard to their shells and the form of the visceral hump. They have naked spirally twisted shells which may be concealed from view in the living animal by the expansion and reflection of the parapodia, but are not enclosed by the mantle, whilst Actaeon is remarkable for possessing an operculum like that of so many Streptoneura.
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  • Marchal points out the analogy of this phenomenon to the artificial polyembryony that has been induced in Echinoderm and other eggs by separating the blastomeres, and suggests that the abundant food-supply afforded by the host-larva is favourable for this multiplication of embryos, which may be, in the first instance, incited by the abnormal osmotic pressure on the egg.
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  • Just as Nitzsch had laboured under the disadvantage of never having any example of the abnormal Passeres of the New World to dissect, and, therefore, was wholly ignorant of their abnormality, so Muller never succeeded in getting hold of an example of the genus Pitta for the same purpose, and yet, acting on the clue furnished by Keyserling and Blasius, he did not hesitate to predict that it would be found to fill one of the gaps he had to leave, and this to some extent it has been since proved to do.
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  • In the case of any crop year, if the relations which are suggested as indicating the "bulling" work of "futures" usually corresponded with "spot" prices being below the normal price of the crop year, or of what was left of the crop year, while the relations which are suggested to indicate the "bearing" work of "futures" on the whole corresponded with a relatively abnormal height of "spot," it would be a legitimate inference that "futures" were tending to smooth prices.
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  • The average rainfall, before it was affected by the abnormal seasons which followed 1892, was 51 in., varying from 33 in.
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  • The abnormal specific heats of the halogen elements may be due to a loosening of the atoms, a preliminary to the dissociation into monatomic molecules which occurs at high temperatures.
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  • One is forced to the conclusion that there existed in Napoleon's brain a dual capacity - one the normal and reasoning one, developing only the ideas and conceptions of his contemporaries, the other intuitive, and capable only of work under abnormal pressure.
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  • In all its principal features, however, the Escorial remains what it was made by the genius of Toledo and Herrera working out the grand, if abnormal, desires of their master.
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  • The immediate results of the clearer definition obtained were the detection of a satellite to Saturn (the sixth in order of distance from its primary), and the resolution into their true form of the abnormal appendages to that planet.
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  • deliciosus, and it has been observed that the wing-bones of these birds are also much thickened, no doubt in correlation with this abnormal structure.
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  • The pathology of intra-cardiac and vascular murmurs has also been inquired into experimentally, the general impression being that these abnormal sounds result, in most cases at least, from the production of a sonorous liquid vein.
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  • There are conditions in which we have an abnormal increase in the tissue elements but which strictly should not be defined as hypertrophies, such as new-growths, abnormal enlargements of bones and organs due to syphilis, tuberculosis, osteitis deformans, acromegaly, myxoedema, &c. The enormously long teeth sometimes found in rodents also are not due to hypertrophy, as they are normally endowed with rapid growth to compensate for the constant and rapid attrition which takes place from the opposed teeth.
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  • The extreme development of the muscles in the weightlifting athlete and in the arm of the blacksmith is the result of increased functional activity with a corresponding increase in the vascular supply; this exercise may produce an over-development so excessive as to be classed as abnormal.
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  • (See Heredity.) The Cellular Doctrine In Pathology The cellular pathology is the pathology of to-day; indeed, protoplasm - its vital characteristics under abnormal influences and its decay - will be regarded most likely as the basis of pathology in all time.
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  • the meaning of these irregularly chromatic cells, but that which most lends itself to the facts of the case seems to be that they represent a condition of abnormal karyorhexis.
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  • The essential characteristic of a new growth is that this subordination is lost and the tissue elements, freed from the-normal mutual restraint of their interdependence, give way to an abnormal growth.
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  • All the hypotheses about the causation of new growths seek to explain the secret of this individuality or " autonomy," as they recognize that the mystery of the origin of the great majority of tumours would be solved if we could trace how or why the tissue elements in which they develop first took on this abnormal growth.
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  • The enlarged cystic goitres show, in the distended vesicles, an abnormal formation and retention of this substance (fig.
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  • Its character is readily changed by the abnormal activities which take place in these glands during some of the acute fevers; the semi-solid consistence may become mucoid or even fluid.
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  • The part played by fats and closely allied compounds in normal and abnormal metabolism need not here be discussed, as the subject is too complex and the views on it are conflicting.
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  • These pigmentary changes found in abnormal conditions are usually classified under (1) Albuminoid,, (2) Haematogenous, (3) Extraneous.
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  • The study of comparative pathology, yet in an inchoate stage, and of embryology, illuminated and enlarged biological conceptions, both normal and abnormal; and the ens reale subsistens in corpore disappeared for ever - at any rate from physiology and medicine.
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  • Even in normal circumstances their play and counterplay, attractive and repellent, must be manifold almost beyond conception; for the body may be regarded as a collective organization consisting of a huge colony of micro-organisms become capable of a common life by common and mutual arrangement and differentiation of function, and by toleration and utilization of each other's peculiar products; some organs, such as the liver, for example, being credited with a special power of neutralizing poisons, whether generated under normal conditions or under abnormal, .which gain entrance from the intestinal tract.
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  • But the insistence with which Lucretius returns to the subject, and the horror with which he recalls the effects of such abnormal phenomena, suggest that he himself may have been liable to such hallucinations, which are said to be consistent with perfect sanity, though they may be the precursors either of madness or of a state of despair and melancholy.
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  • The sixth book is devoted to the explanation, in accordance with natural causes, of some of the more abnormal phenomena, such as thunderstorms, volcanoes, earthquakes, &c., which are special causes of supernatural terrors.
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  • In mines operated through shafts the animals are stabled underground, and when well fed and cared for, thrive notwithstanding their rather abnormal conditions of life.
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  • It comprises, besides observa tion and experiment (which is, in fact, onlytheobservation of abnormal social states), a certain peculiarity of verification.
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  • Thus, in 1902by no means an abnormal yearstatistics show the following disasters owing to typhoons: casualties to human life, 3639; ships and boats lost, 3244; buildings destroyed wholly or partially, 695,062; land inundated, 1,071,575 acres; roads destroyed, 1236 m.; bridges washed away, 13, 685; embankments broken, 705 m.; crops damaged, 8,712,655 bushels.
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  • The seeing of the pictures, as far as we have spoken of it, appears to be a thing unusual, but in no way abnormal, any more than dreams or hypnagogic illusions are abnormal.
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  • these let a number P correspond to normal, and a number p to abnormal, states.
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  • Considering only systems starting in the p abnormal ranges, it is clear, from the fact that the extensions of the ranges do not change with the motion, that after a sufficient time most of these systems must have passed into the P normal ranges.
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  • Again, considering the systems which start from the P normal ranges, we see that there is a probability p/(P+p) which vanishes in the limit, that a system selected at random from these will be in an abnormal state after a sufficient time.
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  • Thus, subject to a probability of error which is infinitesimal in the limit, we may state as general laws that A system starting from an abnormal state tends to assume the normal state; while A system starting from the normal state will remain in the normal state.
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  • The cock bird, when, to use the fenman's expression, he has not "his show on," and the hen at all seasons, offer no very remarkable deviation from ordinary sandpipers; outwardly there is nothing, except the unequal size of the two sexes, to rouse suspicion of any abnormal peculiarity.
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  • In some domes, for instance in a dome at the university of Birmingham, a sound from one end of a diameter is heard very much more loudly quite close to the other end of the diameter than elsewhere, but in St Paul's Lord Rayleigh found that " the abnormal loudness with which a whisper is heard is not confined to the position diametrically opposite to that occupied by the whisperer, and therefore, it would appear, does not depend materially upon the symmetry of the dome.
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  • What are commonly known as galls are vegetable excrescences, and, according to the definition of Lacaze-Duthiers, comprise " all abnormal vegetable productions developed on plants by the action of animals, noreparticularly by insects, whatever may be their form, bulk or situation."
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  • It boils at 118°, giving a vapour of abnormal specific gravity.
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  • Chem., 1896, 21, p. 355; Ber., 1900, 33, p. 1302)examined the questionfromthe physico-chemical standpoint by determining the freezing-point depressions, the result being that the para-oxyazo compounds give abnormal depressions and the ortho-oxyazo compounds give normal depressions; Auwers then concluded that the para compounds are phenolic and the ortho compounds are quinone hydrazones or act as such.
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  • ab, from or away, errare; to wander), a deviation or wandering, especially used in the figurative sense: as in ethics, a deviation from the truth; in pathology, a mental derangement; in zoology and botany, abnormal development or structure.
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  • Whereas, so long as philosophy was in abeyance Socrates and the Socratics were regarded as sophists of an abnormal sort, as soon as philosophy revived it was dimly perceived that, in so far as Socrates and the Socratics dissented from sophistry, they preserved the philosophical tradition.
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  • The facts on which this description is based are derived partly from anatomical evidence, and in part from an account given by a Japanese botanist, Fujii, of several abnormal female flowers; in some cases the collar at the base of an ovule, often described as an arillus, is found to pass gradually into the lamina of a leaf bearing marginal ovules (fig.
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  • The latter view receives support from abnormal cones in which carpellary scales subtend axillary shoots, of which the first two leaves (fig.
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  • The aim of study: to establish whether growth faltering in Gateshead children is related to H. pylori colonization and abnormal blood parameters.
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  • Sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome appear to potentially react negatively to abnormal exercise.
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  • Abnormal serine phosphorylation of the insulin receptor or insulin receptor substrate proteins is a prime candidate.
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  • The smallest attempt to use one 's abnormal powers for the gratification of self makes of these powers sorcery or black magic.
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  • The abnormal cells first invade the stalk of the polyp, then the underlying tissue of the colon to which the stalk is attached.
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  • Asbestosis diagnosis Diagnosis involves the doctor listening with a stethoscope placed over the lungs to listen for abnormal sounds called crackles.
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  • Pick 's disease is thought to be due to a build up in the brain of an abnormal form of the protein tau.
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  • Usually caused by abnormal thermal expansion in the combustion chamber.
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  • Thymic activity and T-cell differentiation are abnormal in RA.
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  • Urogenital system Abnormal kidney function has been observed in clinical studies.
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  • Solar urticaria (SU) is an abnormal reaction to sunlight or artificial light.
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  • The items in her jewelry box were out of place, so she suspected some abnormal activity.
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  • Always contact your pediatrician about any concerns or abnormal diaper activity.
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  • Also, babies who use them for an extended period of time and for longer than the first year of life may have an increased risk of abnormal jaw development.
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  • Potential for the Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome where the shared placenta contains abnormal blood vessels affecting the babies' ability to get necessary resources from the mother.
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  • Muscle responses from the mouth and tongue may be abnormal.
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  • The color of the litter changes to varying shades of pale pink to magenta when the pH in a cat's urine is abnormal.
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  • A primary issue with many cats, especially neutered males, is a problem with calculi in the urinary tract due to abnormal pH levels.
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  • Any of these signs can indicate that your cat is experiencing abnormal hair loss.
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  • The cat's immune response may be abnormal.
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  • The problem is that we have all been socialized to believe that these feelings are abnormal and unnatural.
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  • Burl wood is found on trees that have an abnormal growth caused by environmental stress, fungus or insects.
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  • Obesity, diabetes, abnormal limpid levels and high blood pressure all make up Syndrome X.
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  • This causes insulin to build up in the blood stream and causes high blood pressure, abnormal levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, and contributes to glucose intolerance.
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  • That doesn't mean a teen above that weight or below that weight is abnormal.
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  • Cocaine causes the heart to beat more quickly than normal and can cause abnormal heart rhythms.
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  • Heart disease and related issues like stroke, abnormal blood clotting, and enlarged heart.
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  • Understanding what is normal and abnormal hoarding behavior in adults and children is important to help identify whether or not there is a hoarding disorder.
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  • Inspect your dog's body for abnormal growths every time you shampoo him.
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  • As long as she isn't having abnormal discharge or showing any other signs of not feeling well, you can go on as normal.
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  • In fact, the terms "green-edged," "grey-edged," and "white-edged" are simply used to indicate slight differences between flowers having an abnormal development of the petals into leafy substance.
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  • When there is an abnormal amount of PSA in the blood, prostate cancer may be present.
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  • Someone has seen your breathing stop or has seen abnormal breathing patterns while you are sleeping.
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  • Those suffering from abnormal heart rhythms may also sleepwalk.
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  • This lack of oxygen can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythm, heart failure, stroke, and car accidents caused by sleep deprivation.
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  • In addition, brain chemistry resulting in abnormal levels of principal neurotransmitters in the brain can cause unusual reactions to situations.
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  • This procedure may be used to treat other conditions in which abnormal tissue growth or obstructions exist.
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  • UV rays may also cause an abnormal growth of the loose clear tissue (called the conjunctiva) covering the surface of the white of the eye.
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  • This abnormal growth is called a pinguecula and in the more advanced stages a pterygium.
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  • Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-An immune disorder that occurs when the body recognizes phospholipids (part of a cell's membrane) as foreign and produces abnormal antibodies against them.
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  • This syndrome is associated with abnormal blood clotting, low blood platelet counts, and migraine headaches.
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  • It is often used in the diagnosis of cases of abnormal cardiac rhythm and myocardial damage.
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  • Hydrocephalus-An abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the brain.
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  • A heart murmur is an abnormal swishing or whooshing sound made by blood moving through the heart, heart valves, or blood vessels near the heart during the heartbeat cycle.
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  • These include defective heart valves, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (enlarged heart muscle), holes or abnormal openings in the walls of the heart (septal defects), aortic aneurysm, or other congenital heart disease.
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  • An aortic aneurysm is an abnormal bulging of part of the aorta that may cause blood to leak through the aortic valve and flow the wrong direction.
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  • Also refers to an abnormal fold of tissue down that center of the uterus that can cause infertility.
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  • Also after surgery, the infant may experience an abnormal collection of fluid in the abdomen, referred to as ascites, so the doctor should be consulted if the infant's stomach is distended.
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  • If the child develops ascites (abnormal build-up of fluid in the abdomen), treatment consists of medications and alteration of the diet to maintain calorie intake but to reduce salt and fluid intake.
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  • Prolonged, abnormal soreness lasts longer than a week postpartum.
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  • Gene mutations can produce faulty proteins, which in turn produce abnormal cells that no longer divide and reproduce in an orderly manner.
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  • These abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and eventually form a new growth known as a tumor or neoplasm.
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  • The doctor first looks for abnormal discharges or the presence of sores.
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  • Then the internal pelvic organs such as the uterus and ovaries are palpated (touched while applying gentle pressure) to detect abnormal masses.
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  • Surgery may also be preventive or prophylactic, removing an abnormal looking area of tissue that is likely to become malignant over time.
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  • It describes an abnormal growth that is stable, treatable, and generally not life-threatening.
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  • Other complications include the development of a seizure disorder or the abnormal accumulation of fluid within the brain (hydrocephalus).
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  • An abnormal blood test might suggest leukemia; however, the diagnosis has to be confirmed by more specific tests.
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  • In the second type of bone marrow transplant, called an autologous bone marrow transplant, some of the patient's own marrow is taken out and treated with a combination of anticancer drugs to kill all the abnormal cells.
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  • This procedure is performed whenever abnormal conditions complicate labor and vaginal delivery that threaten the life or health of the mother or the baby.
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  • Dysfunctional labor is commonly caused by one of the three following conditions: maternal structural abnormalities; abnormal fetal presentations; failure to progress.
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  • Sickle cell anemia-An inherited disorder in which red blood cells contain an abnormal form of hemoglobin, a protein that carries oxygen.
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  • The abnormal form of hemoglobin causes the red cells to become sickle-shaped.
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  • Trisomy-An abnormal condition where three copies of one chromosome are present in the cells of an individual's body instead of two, the normal number.
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  • It is often accompanied by high blood pressure, an abnormal pulse, and visual symptoms.
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  • The general abnormal or "positive" result reveals high levels of IgM antibody present in the infant's blood.
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  • As a result, the blood sugar falls to abnormal levels (hypoglycemia).
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  • Jaundice that is present at birth or that lasts more than a couple of weeks may be abnormal jaundice and a symptom of an underlying problem.
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  • Jaundice at birth or within the first 24 hours after birth can be a sign of abnormal jaundice.
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  • Abnormal jaundice can be dangerous, particularly in preterm or unhealthy newborns.
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  • The most common cause of abnormal jaundice is an ABO blood type incompatibility between mother and child.
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  • These antibodies can circulate in her Rh-positive newborn, initiating hemolysis and causing severe abnormal jaundice.
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  • If there is reason to believe that the newborn is suffering from an abnormal jaundice, additional tests must be performed.
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  • Febrile seizures are convulsions of sudden onset due to abnormal electrical activity in the brain that is caused by fever.
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  • Straw, pink, yellow, or amber pigments (xanthochromia) are abnormal and indicate the presence of bilirubin, hemoglobin, red blood cells, or increased protein.
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  • A skin biopsy may be used to demonstrate the structurally abnormal collagen.
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  • Also, infants with this type of EDS have an abnormal curvature of the spine (scoliosis).
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  • Dermatosparaxis-Skin fragility caused by abnormal collagen.
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  • Scoliosis-An abnormal, side-to-side curvature of the spine.
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  • Sickle cell anemia, also called sickle cell disease (SS disease), is an inherited condition caused by having abnormal hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen in the blood.
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  • Children with sickle cell anemia produce two abnormal hemoglobin proteins (inheriting one from each parent), which makes their red blood cells easily destructible while giving them a sickle-like shape.
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  • Since the red blood cells do not have a normal shape, their circulation in the small blood vessels is impaired as well as the function of the abnormal hemoglobin (HbS) which can no longer carry oxygen with maximum efficiency.
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  • Sickle cell anemia is usually inherited from parents who are carriers, who have the sickle cell trait-a milder form of sickle cell anemia, or one abnormal hemoglobin.
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  • The defective gene tells the body to make the abnormal hemoglobin HbS instead of the normal HbA, and this results in deformed red blood cells.
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  • For children who are not tested, an electrophoresis test of the blood can detect the abnormal hemoglobin of sickle cell anemia.
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  • This test measures the speed at which a molecule moves in a gel and can detect abnormal hemoglobin HbS.
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  • Sickle cell trait-Condition that occurs in people who have one of two possible genes responsible for the abnormal hemoglobin of sickle cell anemia.
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  • Amenorrhea-The absence or abnormal stoppage of menstrual periods.
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  • Because the child's fibrillin is abnormal, his or her connective tissues are looser than usual, which weakens or damages the support structures of the entire body.
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  • In children with Marfan, it is the abnormal mitral valve that is most likely to become infected.
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  • Kyphosis. Kyphosis is an abnormal outward curvature of the spine at the back, sometimes called hunchback when it occurs in the upper back.
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  • Kyphosis-An extreme, abnormal outward curvature of the spine, with a hump at the upper back.
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  • Severe infections lead to seizure disorders, neurological disorders, abnormal muscle tone, deafness, partial or complete blindness caused by a condition called chorioretinitis, and mental retardation.
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  • Cyst-An abnormal sac or enclosed cavity in the body filled with liquid or partially solid material.
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  • Leukemia-A cancer of the blood-forming organs (bone marrow and lymph system) characterized by an abnormal increase in the number of white blood cells in the tissues.
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  • L., et al. "An infant with generalized rash and abnormal hair."
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  • An autosomal disorder is one that occurs because of an abnormal gene on a chromosome that is not a sex-linked chromosome.
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  • A dominant disorder means that it only takes one abnormal gene in a pair of genes to have the disorder.
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  • Because in autosomal dominant disorders one gene is abnormal, people with this disorder have about a 50 percent chance of passing the abnormal gene to their offspring.
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  • Decreased penetrance means that not all people who inherit the abnormal gene develop symptoms.
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  • Simple vocal tics include stuttering, stammering, abnormal emphasis of part of a word or phrase, and inarticulate noises such as throat clearing, grunts, and high-pitched sounds.
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  • Autosomal dominant-A pattern of inheritance in which only one of the two copies of an autosomal gene must be abnormal for a genetic condition or disease to occur.
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  • An abnormal condition resulting from a previous disease or disorder.
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  • Spasticity is an abnormal increase in muscle tone.
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  • Spasticity can be painful, especially if joints are pulled into abnormal positions or if range of motion is limited.
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  • During this procedure, the tendon attached to a spastic muscle is cut and transferred to a different site, preventing the muscle from being pulled into an abnormal position.
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  • Arthrodesis is a fusing of bones that normally move independently to limit the ability of a spastic muscle to pull the joint into an abnormal position.
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  • Cerebral palsy-A nonprogressive movement disability caused by abnormal development of or damage to motor control centers of the brain.
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  • If these more primitive cells begin to multiply after birth, they may ultimately form a large mass of abnormal cells.
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  • This means that it is made up of cells that are significantly immature and abnormal.
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  • Hypersomnia-An abnormal increase of 25% or more in time spent sleeping.
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  • When these chemicals are produced in excess amounts and in the wrong places, they cause tissue swelling and abnormal growth.
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  • The condition is caused by an abnormal immune response.
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  • Genetic disease-A disease that is (partly or completely) the result of the abnormal function or expression of a gene; a disease caused by the inheritance and expression of a genetic mutation.
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  • Carrier-A person who possesses a gene for an abnormal trait without showing signs of the disorder.
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  • The person may pass the abnormal gene on to offspring.
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  • Other factors that may influence hGH secretion include stress, exercise, diet, and abnormal glucose levels.
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  • Everyone with oculocutaneous albinism experiences abnormal flickering eye movements (nystagmus) and sensitivity to bright light.
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  • Even when a child has had surgery or is on medication, the doctor should be contacted when any abnormal symptoms arise, such as shortness of breath, difficulty in feeding (with infants), and poor weight gain.
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  • On examination of the heart rhythm using a stethoscope, infants with coarctation of the aorta usually have an abnormal "gallop" heart rhythm, and 50 percent of children also have heart murmurs.
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  • Infants frequently have an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG) that indicates that the right or both ventricles are enlarged, while in older children the ECG may be normal or show that the left ventricle is enlarged.
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  • After that time, it is considered abnormal for an adolescent to miss three consecutive periods.
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  • "Menstrual Abnormalities and Abnormal Uterine Bleeding."
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  • Sr. Human Sweat and Sweating, Normal and Abnormal, including Hyperhidrosis and Bromhidosis, with Index of New Information and Guidebook for Reference and Research.
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  • When the body is unable to properly digest fats, lipids accumulate in body tissues in abnormal amounts.
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  • Prolonged labor and difficult or abnormal labor or delivery increase the risk of injury.
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  • Other types of abnormal pain include allodynia, hyperalgesia, and phantom limb pain.
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  • Chronic pain and abnormal pain are more difficult to treat, and it may take longer to find a successful resolution.
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  • Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 32 (June 2004): 305-21.
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  • Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 32 (August 2004): 399-409.
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  • This disease blocks the baby's metabolism and can cause a range of symptoms, including abnormal genitals.
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  • Other abnormal locations may also lead to compression and impaired flow.
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  • Lymphocytic leukemia-An acute form of childhood leukemia characterized by the development of abnormal cells in the bone marrow.
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  • Lymphoma-A diverse group of cancers of the lymphatic system characterized by abnormal growth of lymphatic cells.
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  • The mutation was transmitted to later generations because people who carried a single copy of the mutated gene had a modified (but not abnormal) inflammatory response that may have protected them against some infectious agent at that time.
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  • An abnormal pyrin protein associated with FMF may be partly functional but unstable.
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  • In some instances, the abnormal pyrin itself seems to be "stressed", and loses its ability to regulate the inflammatory response to trauma.
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  • Unexplained recurrent fevers, polyserositis, skin rash, and/or joint pain; abnormal blood studies (see below); and kidney or other disease associated with amyloidosis.
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  • An atrial septal defect (ASD) is an abnormal opening in the muscular wall separating the left and right upper chambers (atria) of the heart.
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  • This abnormal opening is called an atrial septal defect and causes blood from the left atrium to flow (or "shunt") across the hole into the right atrium.
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  • Abnormal openings also form in the upper part of the atrial septum (called sinus venosus ASD) where the superior vena cava and right atrium join, and lower parts of the atrial septum (called primum ASD).
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  • Abnormal openings in the atrial septum are twice as common in females as in males.
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  • Abnormal openings in the atrial septum occur during fetal development.
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  • These abnormalities can go unnoticed if the opening is small and produces no abnormal symptoms.
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  • Some heart murmurs (abnormal heart sounds) can indicate an atrial septal defect.
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  • The closure device stays in place permanently to stop the abnormal flow of blood between the atria.
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  • This may occur for many reasons, including Chiari malformation, abnormal cysts within the brain, and infections such as meningitis.
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  • Sometimes, though, a child may suffer several years of frustrating failure and abnormal development or behavior before the problem is recognized and he or she is properly diagnosed.
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  • Families or individuals who regularly consume a high-fat diet consisting of animal products, fast foods, and refined foods may also benefit from being tested for abnormal cholesterol levels.
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  • It allows physicians to treat patients who have normal or close to normal results from a lipid panel but abnormal particle size.
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  • These organic causes of headache may include hydrocephalus (abnormal build-up of fluid in the brain), infection of the brain, tumor, or other conditions.
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  • Abnormal levels of this hormone can affect fertility and/or cause problems with the pregnancy and possibly affect the health of the baby.
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  • Cardiac defects are not unusual in the babies of women with abnormal blood sugars during that time.
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  • Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia is a condition characterized by abnormal blood vessels which are delicate and prone to bleeding.
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