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disruption

/dis·rup·tion/ (dis-rup´shun) a morphologic defect resulting from the extrinsic breakdown of, or interference with, a developmental process.
Obstetrics The in utero destruction of a previously formed normal foetal body part, caused either by
(1) ‘Amputation’, the result of pressure-induced strangulation by an amniotic band, or
(2) Interruption of regional blood supply, which causes ischaemia, necrosis, and sloughing of the dead part
Social medicine An adoptive placement that fails before the adoption is final, in which the child is removed from home, and returned to the placing agency, or, if an independent adoption, to the care of the attorney or person arranging it

disruption

Obstetrics The in utero destruction of a previously formed normal fetal body part, caused either by
1. 'Amputation', the result of pressure-induced strangulation by an amniotic band or.
2. Interruption of regional blood supply, which causes ischemia, necrosis, and sloughing of the dead part. See Dysmorphology.

Patient discussion about disruption

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.

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OPEC could call an emergency meeting if required by disruption to oil supply due to Middle East unrest, Kuwaiti Oil Minister Sheikh Ahmad al-Abdullah al-Sabah told al-Arabiya television on Tuesday.
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A major disruption to the Internet could be caused by a physical incident (such as a natural disaster or an attack that affects key facilities), a cyber incident (such as a software malfunction or a malicious virus), or a combination of both physical and cyber incidents.
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Dave Hunter, of Crimestoppers, said: "Alongside Northern Powergrid we are determined to communicate the dangers and disruption caused by theft from the electricity network and help bring down the thieves responsible.
A contingency plan incorporates procedures that are necessary for a business to recover full operational capability after a disruption in its normal pattern of operation.
SyNGAPUR (CyHAN)- Singapore's train service operator SMRT on Wednesday apologized for the massive disruption during evening peak hour on Tuesday and reiterated SMRT's commitment to improve train reliability.