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derangement

 [de-rānj´ment]
1. older term for a mental disorder.
2. disarrangement of a part or organ.

de·range·ment

(dĕ-rānj'ment),
1. A disturbance of the regular order or arrangement.
2. Rarely used term for a mental disturbance or disorder.
[Fr.]

de·range·ment

(dĕ-rānj'mĕnt)
1. A disturbance of the regular order or arrangement.
2. Older term for a mental disturbance or disorder.
[Fr.]

derangement

1. mental disorder.
2. disarrangement of a part or organ.
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Previous studies utilizing the BVA-100 from Columbia University Medical Center demonstrated that diagnosing a patient's volume derangement in heart failure by clinical exam and various surrogate markers was only correct 51% of the time when compared to a measured blood volume analysis.
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Given the notable hematologic derangements associated with the syndrome, Edison has submitted the Pearson syndrome IND to the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products.
Le programme d'extension et de modernisation du reseau d'AT vise a remplacer les cables en cuivre qui lui causent actuellement de gros soucis de derangements et font l'objet de vols repetes en raison de la tension actuelle sur le cuivre sur les marches internationaux des matieres premieres.
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Thereby, the ongoing challenge is to continue to identify better predictors of outcome, improved means of resuscitation, greater understanding of the physiological derangements incurred by these patients, and most importantly better timing to institute damage control.
In human beings, derangements of this biologic clock have been linked to psychiatric disorders, particularly depression.
At first glance it looks like the real thing, but it is filled with the artist's customary subtle derangements.
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One paper has established guidelines in which the resolution of the metabolic derangements in diabetic ketoacidosis can be followed by serum beta-hydroxybutyrate levels.
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Teatro Grottesco" is a compilation of Ligotti's short stories arranged in three major sections: Derangements (Purity; The Town Manager; Sideshow, and Other Stories; The Clown Puppet; The Red Tower); Deformations (My Case for Retributive Action; Our Temporary Supervisor; In a Foreign Town, In a Foreign Land); and The Damaged and the Diseased (Gas Station Carnivals; The Bungalow House; Severini; The Shadow, the Darkness; and the title piece, Teatro Grottesco).