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  Abnormality - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abnormality is a subjectively defined characteristic, assigned to those with rare or dysfunctional conditions.
Defining who is normal or abnormal is a contentious issue in abnormal psychology.
Therefore, abnormal behaviour is considered to be statistically rare as well as undesireable.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abnormality   (339 words)

 * Abnormality - (Pregnancy & Parenting): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A birth defect is an abnormality of structure, function or body metabolism (inborn error of body chemistry) present at birth that results in physical or mental disability, or is fatal...
Abnormal test results are an indication that further testing is needed to rule out a chromosomal abnormality or a neural tube defect.
The most common cause is a genetic abnormality of either the egg or sperm involved in the pregnancy.
www.bestknows.com /pregnancy/abnormality.html   (1246 words)

 GASTROSCHISIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The abnormality is usually very small, but the exposed contents can range from the stomach to the rectum (almost all of large and small bowel can become exposed).
If the abnormality is large the surgeon may decide to cover the area with a Silastic Silo, this will enable as much bowel as possible to be returned to the abdominal cavity during the operation.
Most infants with this abnormality return from the operating a theatre with a central line (Hickmann's or Broviac catheter) inserted into the chest area, this enables the infant to be given a period of Total Parental Nutrition (Alimentation).
www.wcox.com.au /gastrosc.htm   (1177 words)

 Abortion for fetal abnormality: ethical issues
Thus the issue is whether abortion for abnormality is being carried out for the benefit of the population or the State, or for the benefit of the women with those pregnancies.
Abortion on grounds of fetal abnormality is not a matter of eugenics, it is a means to extend women's control over their lives and futures.
In conclusion, abortion for fetal abnormality is not eugenic, unethical or immoral.
www.prochoiceforum.org.uk /aad4.asp   (2249 words)

 Data transfer abnormality processing system - Patent 4500953
The transfer abnormality signal produced by the transfer abnormality check circuit is stored in a transfer abnormality setting flip-flop in each data processing circuit with a clock pulse which is produced delayed with respect to a bus use permission signal.
In order to perform the abnormality processing operation with a delay of one cycle, the flip-flop 316 is set by the synchronizing clock signal CLK at the timing T.sub.3, and upon transfer of the transfer abnormality signal TES the flip-flop 34 is set.
Accordingly, although the transfer abnormality processing operation is carried out similarly as in the prior art, the period of time required for the transfer abnormality processing operation can be neglected when compared with the total data transferring time.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4500953.html   (1968 words)

 Pedigrees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
For this reason, we often assume that the genetic abnormality is rare in the population.
This means that, in a given family, very few (usually one) of the first generation individuals carry the abnormality and very few (usually none) individuals who "marry" into the family carry the abnormality.
Then either 2, or both 1 and 3 would have to show the abnormality for it to be present in the children.
web.mit.edu /esgbio/www/mg/pedigrees.html   (598 words)

 Ethics and abortion for fetal abnormality
If a woman finds out that her fetus is affected by an abnormality which means that the child that she is carrying can never be that child that she has wanted, it is very understandable that her attitude towards the pregnancy may change.
I think that it is as inappropriate for feminists or disability rights activists to be as judgmental with regard to abnormality, as it is for doctors to have disapproved of our reasons for having abortions because they thought that we should be eternal earth mothers and produce children every time that we have sex.
What happens it that when a woman has an ante-natal test that detects a particular abnormality, she is then in a situation whereby the reality of the child that she will have is very different to what she imagined it would be like.
www.prochoiceforum.org.uk /aad3.asp   (13063 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Hereditary urea cycle abnormality
Abnormality of the urea cycle - hereditary; Urea cycle - hereditary abnormality
The urea cycle is a metabolic process in which waste (nitrogen) from the breakdown of dietary proteins is incorporated by the liver into a form (called urea) that can be excreted from the body in the urine.
The outcome depends on which of the urea cycle abnormalities a person has, how severe it is, how early it is discovered, and how closely the protein-restricted diet is followed.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000372.htm   (913 words)

 Medical References: Chromosomal Abnormalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Among the most common chromosomal abnormalities are those that involve missing or extra sex chromosomes (referred to as X and Y).
Some of these uncommon abnormalities include: deletions (small missing sections); microdeletions (a minute amount of missing material that may include only a single gene); translocations (a section of a chromosome is attached to another chromosome); and inversions (a section of chromosome is snipped out and reinserted upside down).
Whether a child has a rare or common chromosomal abnormality, it is important that he or she be evaluated as an individual.
www.marchofdimes.com /professionals/681_1209.asp   (1770 words)

 1992A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The addition of chlorine to the WSF increased toxicity considerably, as seen through diminished fertilization, increased larval abnormalities, and delayed larval development compared to either WSF or chlorine alone.
In the cell fertilization tests, the EC50 for unchlorinated WSF ranged from 18-57%, and the EC50 for chlorine ranged from 0.8-1.5 mg/L. Combinations of chlorine and WSF resulted in almost complete infertility (15% fertilization occurred at 0.002% WSF plus 1 mg/L chlorine).
An unexpected finding was that very low concentrations of WSF (0.00001-0.000001%) resulted in increased numbers of larval abnormalities compared to the controls.
www.ac.wwu.edu /~iws/echinoderm.htm   (151 words)

 dental abnormality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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a common immunologic abnormality was failure of patient's t lymphocytes to produce cytoines were essential for expression of cell-mdiated immunity to Candida.
7, 8 it is proposed that the abnormality in iron metabolism is fundamental to predisposition to candidiasis, but it's our experience iron replacement was not usually an effective for that form of candidiasis.
www.thedentalinsurance.com /united_states_federal_government_.htm   (1942 words)

 Chromosome Abnormality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A chromosome abnormality reflects an abnormality of chromosome number or structure.
The chance for a chromosome abnormality to happen in a subsequent pregnancy depends upon the type of chromosome abnormality.
An adult patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia associated with a 14q+ marker chromosome is presented.^The abnormally resulted from a translocation of material from the long arm of chromosome 11.
www.e-dna-tests.info /resources/chromosome-abnormality.html   (651 words)

 uterine abnormality
However, they are considered uterine conditions rather than abnormalities or anomalies.
Abnormal fetal presentation — breech and transverse lies
The incidence of reproductive complications depends on the particular type of anomaly.
www.dyspareunia.org /html/uterine_abnormality.htm   (425 words)

 Encyclopedia Search - Medical Dictionary Search Engines
Abnormal tooth shape see Tooth - abnormal shape
Abnormal uterine bleeding see Vaginal bleeding between periods
Abnormality of the urea cycle - hereditary see Hereditary urea cycle abnormality
medical-dictionary-search-engines.com /encyclopedia/?encyclopedia_name...   (474 words)

 Magnetization Transfer MR Imaging in Patients with Posttraumatic Epilepsy -- Kumar et al. 24 (2): 218 -- American ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
MT abnormality beyond the abnormality seen on the T2-weighted image, in a patient with intractable PTE.
F, Difference of segmentation of the abnormality seen in A and E confirms the extension of hyperintensity beyond the T2 abnormality.
F, Difference of the segmentation of the abnormality seen on the phase-corrected GRE image and T1-weighted MT image in the left frontal region confirms that the MT abnormality is beyond the hemosiderin deposit.
www.ajnr.org /cgi/content/full/24/2/218   (3223 words)

 Chromosomal Abnormality Investigation
Students will research a variety of chromosomal abnormalities and resulting syndromes to determine risk factors and contributors of the abnormality, and characteristics of the syndrome.
Students can propose to research a chromosomal abnormality not on the list, however, for approval, there must be adequate information about the chromosomal abnormality on several of the general Web resources provided below.
Note that if the chromosomal abnormality affects an entire chromosome, providing a karyotype is required.
www.glc.k12.ga.us /BuilderV03/LPTools/LPShared/displaylp.asp?LPID=96120   (1920 words)

 Correlation of Early Dynamic CT Perfusion Imaging with Whole-Brain MR Diffusion and Perfusion Imaging in Acute ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Three-dimensional volume of abnormality was found by summing the areas of abnormality on each section (arrows) and multiplying by section thickness.
The same approach was used to compute volumes of MR perfusion abnormality.
Scatterplot compares extents of CBF abnormality on single-slice CT perfusion scans with their corresponding extent of CBF abnormality on multislice MR perfusion images.
www.ajnr.org /cgi/content/full/24/9/1869   (3869 words)

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 Circumscribing Abnormality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In particular, circumscribing abnormality can be expressed by the default rule
This database nonmonotonically entails the conclusion that everything is not abnormal, including
is not abnormal, and, therefore, we cannot conclude that
logic.stanford.edu /kif/Hypertext/node39.html   (151 words)

 [8E] Chromosome abnormality
Fertilization between an abnormal diploid egg and a normal sperm.
Breaks in more than one chromosome can lead to translocation such as reciprocal translocation (web link) or Robertsonian translocation (web link).
Chromosomal abnormality resulting from two breaks in a single chromosome.
www.web-books.com /MoBio/Free/Ch8E.htm   (288 words)

 Abnormality The Band's Message Board
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 Antenatal Results and Choices - ARC
In the UK around 700,000 women will become pregnant every year and every one of these will be offered some form of testing.
As a result more than 35,000 women will be told that there is a risk that their unborn baby may have a serious abnormality.
This will cause a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty for the parents and their family.
www.arc-uk.org   (263 words)

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 Risk Factor: Abnormality - WrongDiagnosis.com
Abnormality: Physical abnormality as a disease risk factor
Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Abnormality' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:
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