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atypical

 [a-tip´ĭ-k'l]
irregular; not conformable to the type.

a·typ·i·cal

(ā-tip'i-kal),
Not typical; not corresponding to the normal form or type.
[G. a- priv. + typikos, conformed to a type]

atypical

/atyp·i·cal/ (-ĭ-k'l) irregular; not conformable to the type; in microbiology, applied specifically to strains of unusual type.

atypical

(ā-tĭp′ĭ-kəl) also

atypic

(-ĭk)
adj.
Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.

a′typ·i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
a·typ′i·cal·ly adv.

atypical

[ātip′əkəl]
Etymology: Gk, a + typos, without type
a condition or object that is not of a usual or standard type.

atypical

A highly nonspecific adjective, meaning not normal or typical.
 
Medspeak
Referring to a clinical presentation which is somewhat unexpected—e.g., stage-IV colorectal cancer without bleeding or obstruction.

Pathology
Referring to a histopathological finding which would in a certain number of cases undergo malignant transformation.
 
Psychology
Referring to a mental state between banal and insane.

atypical

adjective Not normal, irregular, abnormal, not conforming to a type, abnormal in presentation, morphology, appearance or behavior

a·typ·i·cal

(ā-tip'i-kăl)
Denotes the unexpected or unanticipated; not corresponding to the normal form or type.
[G. a- priv. + typikos, conformed to a type]

atypical

unusual or abnormal

a·typ·i·cal

(ā-tip'i-kăl)
Denotes the unexpected or unanticipated; not corresponding to the normal form or type.
[G. a- priv. + typikos, conformed to a type]

atypical (ātip´ikəl),

adj pertaining to deviation from the basic or typical.

atypical

irregular; not conformable to the type.

atypical disease
a form of a disease which differs significantly in clinical signs or pathological lesions from classical or textbook forms of the disease, e.g. bovine atypical interstitial pneumonia.
atypical fever
a fever in which temperature variations are irregular.
atypical mycobacterial granuloma
see opportunist mycobacterial granuloma.
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