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discordant

(dĭs-kord′ănt) [L. discordare, to be at variance, quarrel]
1. Pert. to or showing dissimilarity; disagreeing.
2. In genetics, pert. to or showing discordance.
3. In twins, differing in one or more characteristics, e.g., growth.
4. In psychology, Resulting from or producing conflict with one's self image.
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The results of Table 5 for Region-I indicates that the values of discordancy measure Di for four sites were smaller than the critical value of 3.
63 Table 3: Values of the discordancy measure of the four subregions in the WRB.
While there is some intellectual discordancy between what we mean by the psyche and what we mean by the soul, our felt experience makes no firm distinction between them.
The overall discordancy rates for carcinoma and SIL ranged from 0.
Among the abnormalities found were monosomy (17%), trisomy (11%), discordancy (9%), and combinations of these abnormalities or "other" in the rest, he reported.
He offered a number of examples of problems detected via an early scan, including arachnoid cysts, anterior encephaloceles, omphaloceles, caudal regression syndrome, congenital cataracts, and discordancy for anencephaly in twins.
This was achieved by identification and elimination of outlier data points by using the software DODESSYS (Verma and Diaz-Gonzalez, 2012), which allows the application of the multiple-test method initially proposed by Verma (1997) and uses new precise and accurate critical values for discordancy tests (Barnett and Lewis, 1994; Verma and Quiroz-Ruiz, 2006a, 2006b, 2008; Verma et al, 2008).