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anomaly

 [ah-nom´ah-le]
marked deviation from normal. adj., adj anom´alous.
Axenfeld's anomaly a developmental anomaly characterized by a circular opacity of the posterior peripheral cornea, and caused by an irregularly thickened, axially displaced Schwalbe's ring.
congenital anomaly (developmental anomaly) absence, deformity, or excess of body parts as the result of faulty development of the embryo.
Ebstein's anomaly see ebstein's anomaly.
May-Hegglin anomaly a rare dominantly inherited disorder of blood cell morphology, characterized by RNA-containing cytoplasmic inclusions (similar to Döhle bodies) in granulocytes, by large, poorly granulated platelets, and by thrombocytopenia.

a·nom·a·ly

(ă-nom'ă-lē),
A birth defect caused by a structural abnormality or a marked deviation from the average or norm; anything that is structurally unusual or irregular or contrary to a general rule for example, a congenital defect. There are four clinically significant types of anomaly: malformation, disruption, deformation, and dysplasia.
[G. anōmalia, irregularity]

anomaly

An abnormal thing; a marked deviation from the norm or a standard, especially due to a congenital (birth or hereditary) defect.

anomaly

An abnormal thing Pediatrics A marked deviation from the norm or a standard, especially due to a congenital–birth or hereditary defect. See Alder-Reilly anomaly, May-Hegglin anomaly, Pelger-Huët anomaly, Pseudo-Chediak-Higashi anomaly, Pseudo-Pelger-Huët anomaly.

a·nom·a·ly

(ă-nom'ă-lē)
A birth defect caused by a structural abnormality or a marked deviation from the average or normal standard; anything that is structurally unusual, irregular, or contrary to a general rule, especially a congenital defect.
[G. anōmalia, irregularity]

anomaly

Anything differing from the normal.

a·nom·a·ly

(ă-nom'ă-lē)
Birth defect caused by structural abnormality or marked deviation from the average or norm; anything structurally unusual or irregular or contrary to a general rule e.g., a congenital defect.
[G. anōmalia, irregularity]

Patient discussion about anomaly

Q. Is it a birth defect in children? I know about the causes of autism. Is it a birth defect in children?

A. it's not an easy answer i'm afraid...there are congenital differences, but no "birth defect" that we can detect. there's a good pdf file that gives a full explanation about it...i think you'll find it useful:
http://209.85.129.132/search?q=cache:U7PHTfTAZhYJ:www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf+http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf&hl=iw&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=il

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La Gaspesie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine est d'ailleurs une des deux seules regions, avec la Capitale-Nationale, a presenter des taux en exces pour les deux anomalies fusionnees (donnees non presentees).
L'examen a revele un coude enfle et douloureux, une radiographie simple confirmant un trouble de I'os sous-chondral (anomalie osteo-cartilagineuse) du capitellum de l'humerus.
Le immagini di Risonanza Magnetica rappresentano il miglior strumento per la diagnosi in vivo delle malformazioni cerebellari (capitolo 4); inoltre, negli ultimi anni, le immagini di RM fetale si sono proposte come nuova tecnica per la valutazione di anomalie cerebrali fetali (capitolo 5).
A prospective study on parental coping 4 months after termination of pregnancy for fetal anomalies. Prenatal Diagnosis 2007;27(8):709-16.
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Cela permet aussi de repenser la deviance policiere qui n'est des lors plus consideree comme une anomalie, mais au contraire comme etant profondement liee au fonctionnement intrinseque de toute action de police.
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Analisi della prevalenza di anomalie dentali isolate ed associate nelle sindromi ereditarie: modello per la valutazione del controllo genetico sulle caratteristiche della dentatura.
Ahmad est trisomique, portant une anomalie dans la paire 21 de ses chromosomes.
and Chlupacova, M.: 1997, Regionalni magneticke anomalie a jejich zdroje v hlubsi stavbe Moravy a Slezska, Geol.