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ab·nor·mal

(ab-nōr'măl), Negative and pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
1. Not normal; differing in any way from the usual state, structure, condition, or rule. Compare: normal.
2. Synonym(s): deviant (1)

abnormal

/ab·nor·mal/ (ab-nor´mal) not normal; contrary to the usual structure, position, condition, behavior, or rule.

labor, abnormal

See dystocia.

Abnormal

Not normal; contrary to a usual structure, position or behavior.

abnormal

adjective Not normal, contrary to a usual structure, position or behavior

ab·nor·mal

(ab-nōr'măl) Negative and pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
1. Not normal; differing in any way from the usual state, structure, condition, or rule.
Compare: normal
2. Synonym(s): deviant (1) .

abnormal

Deviating from the observed rule or from the consensus opinion of what is acceptable. ABERRANT. See also ABNORMALITY.

retinal correspondence, abnormal (ARC) 

A type of retinal correspondence in which the fovea of one eye is associated with an extrafoveal area of the other eye to give rise to a perception of a single object. This phenomenon is common in strabismus, but may also occur as a result of a macular lesion. ARC is often classified in three types: (1) Harmonious, in which the angle of anomaly is equal to the objective angle of deviation. This indicates that the ARC fully corresponds to the strabismus. (2) Unharmonious, in which the angle of anomaly is less than the objective angle of deviation. (3) Paradoxical, when the angle of anomaly is greater than the objective angle of deviation. ARC can be detected by examination with a major amblyoscope, with the after-image test, or by comparison between the objective and the subjective angles of deviation measured with the alternate cover test and either a Maddox rod or the von Graefe's test, respectively (a difference between the objective and the subjective angles indicates ARC) (Fig. R10). Syn. anomalous retinal correspondence; ret-inal incongruity. See incongruous diplopia; physi-ological diplopia; phi movement; after-image test; Bagolini's test.
Fig. R10 Abnormal retinal correspondence between M′ L and B′ in right esotropia (M′ R , fovea of the right eye)enlarge picture
Fig. R10 Abnormal retinal correspondence between M′L and B′ in right esotropia (M′R, fovea of the right eye)

ab·nor·mal

(ab-nōr'măl)
Not normal; differing in any way from the usual.

abnormal,

adj departing from the norm, however defined; departing from the mean of a distribution (statistics); departing from the usual, from a state of integration or adjustment.
abnormal tooth mobility,
n excessive movement of a tooth within its socket as a result of changes in the supporting tissues caused by injury or disease.

Patient discussion about abnormal

Q. Hi, my friend is suffering from episodes of depression and abnormal behavior which disrupts his life. Hi, my friend is suffering from episodes of depression and abnormal behavior which disrupts his life. I thought that he is affecting by Bipolar. I need some help?

A. You are a good friend to care. He needs to get evaluated by a doctor. That is the one thing that will get the best care and help for your friend. Keep talking with your friend and getting things out in the open. That's the best you can do. Depression can come from repressed anger or a chemical imbalance, or a life crisis or other things. I am not a doctor or an expert on the subject, just a patient who got help from my doctor. Drinking will not help depression. It will make it worse.

Q. I have a doubt, where people suffered by bipolar have thinking about suicide. My uncle was suffered from bipolar disorder. Before 3 months he committed suicide. I have a doubt, where people suffered by bipolar have thinking about suicide.

A. Thank you for sharing with us Devontae,

Again I am sorry for your loss. Chances are that your uncle suffered with bipolar disorder for a lot longer than 3 months. Unfortunately some people wait until it is too late to seek help. It takes so much for a person to admit they have a problem and activly seek the help they need, I have the utmost respect for those who have been able to seek the help and been able to help themselves and their family. So many fall through the cracks though, being misdiagnosed or waiting until they are so far into depression or mania that they need it to end right away. Theropy and medications take time to work, there is a process involved in finding the right combination of meds and theropy, unfortunately for some that process takes too long.
I dont know what your uncle was experiencing before his passing, I hope that he is now pain free. I am praying for you and your family at this time, as well as your uncle I pray that he is now in peace.

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References in classic literature ?
From these several reasons, namely, the improbability of man having formerly got seven or eight supposed species of pigeons to breed freely under domestication; these supposed species being quite unknown in a wild state, and their becoming nowhere feral; these species having very abnormal characters in certain respects, as compared with all other Columbidae, though so like in most other respects to the rock-pigeon; the blue colour and various marks occasionally appearing in all the breeds, both when kept pure and when crossed; the mongrel offspring being perfectly fertile;--from these several reasons, taken together, I can feel no doubt that all our domestic breeds have descended from the Columba livia with its geographical sub-species.
We can, I think, further understand the frequently abnormal character of our domestic races, and likewise their differences being so great in external characters and relatively so slight in internal parts or organs.
The most moving pathos permeates some of the plays of John Ford (of the time of Charles I), for example, 'The Broken Heart'; but they are abnormal and unhealthy.
Furuseth was right; I was abnormal, an "emotionless monster," a strange bookish creature, capable of pleasuring in sensations only of the mind.
Her lack of nervousness, her placidity, was abnormal, so abnormal that she closed her eyes and was almost immediately asleep.
Of course, people do get carried away and make mistakes, but one must have indulgence; those mistakes are merely evidence of enthusiasm for the cause and of abnormal external environment.
Transvestism", the dictionary stated, is "the abnormal desire to wear clothing typical of the opposite sex".
Researchers focused on four abnormal test alerts in EHRs: hemoglobin A1c, frequently used to monitor diabetes; positive hepatitis C antibody, used to diagnose hepatitis C infection; prostate-specific antigen that may predict prostate cancer; and thyroid stimulating hormone, used to diagnose thyroid dysfunction.
Lung cancer patients in the study also had many times the number of these circulating abnormal cells than study volunteers in a closely matched control group.
Woolridge and Chambers (1983) report that reverse splits are associated with negative abnormal returns around announcement and ex date of splits.
In a study of 822 individuals screened for peripheral artery disease (PAD), 11% of those with a low-risk Framingham Risk Score (FRS) for coronary disease and 13% of those with an intermediate-risk score had an abnormal ankle brachial index (ABI).
Abnormal records consist of falsely created, improperly manipulated, irrelevant or nonsensical business records, e.