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ab·er·rant

(ab'er-ant),
1. Differing from the usual or norm; in botany or zoology, used for certain atypical individuals in a species; abnormal.
2. Wandering off; used to describe certain ducts, vessels, or nerves that deviate from the usual or normal course or pattern.
3. Synonym(s): deviant (1)
[L. aberrans]
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aberrant

adjective Abnormal, deviant.
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ab·er·rant

(ab-er'ănt)
1. Wandering off; said of certain ducts, vessels, or nerves deviating from the normal course or pattern.
2. Differing from the normal; in botany or zoology, said of certain atypical individuals in a species.
3. Synonym(s): ectopic (1) .
[L. aberrans]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

aberrant

Deviating from the normal. The term may be applied to variations in the fine detail of body structure, such as the size and position of small arteries, or to modes of behaviour not generally considered acceptable. See also ABNORMAL.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ab·er·rant

(ab-er'ănt)
1. Differing from the usual or norm; in botany or zoology, used for certain atypical individuals in a species; abnormal.
2. Wandering off; used to describe certain ducts, vessels, or nerves that deviate from the usual or normal course or pattern.
[L. aberrans]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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