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paradoxic

[-dok′sik]
Etymology: Gk, paradoxos, strange
pertaining to a person, situation, statement, or act that may appear to have inconsistent or contradictory qualities or that may be true but appears to be absurd or unbelievable. Also paradoxical [-dok′sikəl] .

paradoxic

, paradoxical (păr″ă-dŏk′sĭk) (-sĭ-kăl)
Seemingly contradictory but demonstrably true.
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Doppler echocardiography may reveal an unusual intracavitary signal termed diastolic paradoxic jet flow directed from the apex toward the base during LV isovolumetric relaxation and the LV filling period (5,6).
In contrast to other adipocytokines that are up-regulated in obesity, a paradoxic decrease in circulating adiponectin has been reported in persons with obesity, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes and, more recently, in obese women with PCOS (5-8).
Hausmann D, Mugge A, Daniel WG: Identification of patent foramen ovale permitting paradoxic embolism.
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