disruption

(redirected from disruptions)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to disruptions: Teratogens

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.

More discussions about disruption
References in periodicals archive ?
The company did not confirm how long the disruptions lasted or how many subscribers were affected.
It comes at a particularly good time with the Heathrow disruptions as some passengers on flights cancelled more than 48 hours before departure are automatically booked on to the nearest available service.
Likewise, new business opportunities could be lost due to an inability to attract new customers because of Y2K disruptions.
They inevitably lead to a higher number of operational disruptions, and consequently unforeseen losses.
Unresolved issues between Russia and Belarus resulted in recent days in repeated and prolonged disruptions of crude oil deliveries from Russia via Belarus through the Druzhba pipeline.
The DTN we simulated delivered 100% of the transmitted data under the worst-case network disruptions, where the traditional end-to-end TCP/IP approach broke down completely and delivered no data at all.
This empowers organizations to improve on-time performance, drive quality improvements, and take corrective action before supply disruptions occur.
Both scenarios generated useful insights in how to prepare the supply chain for sudden disruptions.
While receivables are a company's financial lifeline, most financial services institutions and corporate billers are ill-prepared for payments processing disruptions caused by natural and manmade disasters.
Originally designed in times where security concerns were less prevalent, SCADA networks are vulnerable to cyber attacks that can result in public safety concerns and serious disruptions to the Nation's economy.
Businesses have become increasingly vulnerable to disruptions in their computer, voice and data systems.
Users across all industries experience intermittent disruptions when using on-demand applications -- impacting their ability to do their jobs.