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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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It is precisely this teetering over the abyss, this ripple of terror under the exhilaration of the June day, this thickening of the present with layers of the past that resolves the discordancy Lytton Strachey perceived between "the ornament (extremely beautiful) and what happens (rather ordinary--or unimportant)" (Woolf, Diary III 32).
Finally, the researchers assessed HIV discordancy among married couples in which at least one partner had been married before.
Specific topics include the transition of care for the young adult hemophilia patient, the epidemiology of inhibitors, the discordancy of bypassing therapy, assessing joint involvement in hemophilia, and laboratory assays to predict response to bypassing agents.
HIV- 1-discordant couples in sub-Saharan Africa: explanations anal implications for high rates of discordancy.
Verma and Quiroz-Ruiz (2006) discussed the effect of outlier on discordancy tests and reported precise and accurate critical values of nine discordancy tests with 22 test variants for outliers in normal samples up to sizes 100.