- Also abnormalcy.
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How to use abnormality in a sentence
Genetics are a possible factor, as are blood flow abnormalities in the brain, neurotoxins and metabolic disorders.
We found heart abnormalities in more than one-third of them.Teen athletes with even mild COVID-19 can develop heart problems | Partho Sengupta | November 18, 2020 | Science News For Students
Patients over age 65 were also more likely than younger ones to have the autoimmune abnormality, which was “clinically silent until the patients were infected with SARS-CoV-2,” the group of more than 100 scientists said.Covid-19 scientists flag key immune function as a turning point in life threatening cases | kdunn6 | September 25, 2020 | Fortune
Tim Cook kicked things off talking about situations in which Watch has saved people’s lives by alerting them of heart abnormalities.Apple just announced a new iPad, iPad Air, and Apple Watch Series 6 | Stan Horazek | September 15, 2020 | Popular-Science
There have been about 60 cases recorded of the often-fatal chromosomal abnormality.Family Told to Let Their Baby Die Instead of Raising Money For His Rare Disease | Health | November 27, 2019 | Health
It is a brief text with philosophical leanings that revolves around the notions of normality and abnormality in human nature.
When the same abnormality was detected in a subsequent pregnancy at 18 weeks, she was able to have a surgical abortion.Women Share Their Secret Abortion Stories For 1 in 3 Campaign | Brandy Zadrozny | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A post mortem examination revealed that there were no obvious signs of abnormality in Miss Moss' body.
I have an abnormality in the circuits for language output, and sure enough, as a child I had trouble getting language out.
But apparently there was just an “‘abnormality’ in the system.”
On examining the respiration and pulse, I have never been able to detect any characteristic abnormality.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy | Alexander Hughes Bennett
The abnormality of club-foot may be pointed to as a reversion to the shape of the foot in the anthropoid apes.Man And His Ancestor | Charles Morris
Besides this, there is commonly some abnormality in the shape of the head, or the cranium is distinctly asymmetrical.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
Almost any deformity or abnormality these days is called mutantism.The Status Civilization | Robert Sheckley
I admit abnormality has always had a strong attraction for me, and originality is at least not commonplace.The Road to Damascus | August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for abnormality
an abnormal feature, event, etc
a physical malformation; deformity
deviation from the typical or usual; irregularity
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