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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]

aberrant

adjective Abnormal, deviant.

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]

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.

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]
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Fujita, "Aberrantly glycosylated IgA1 as a factor in the pathogenesis of IgA nephropathy," Clinical and Developmental Immunology, vol.
Aberrantly Expressed miRNAs in the Retinas of Diabetic Rats.
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In addition, we will follow these aberrantly miRNAs changes in serum of DLBL patients to find serum biomarker.
When HRS cells aberrantly express T-cell markers, they are veryrarely ofT-cell origin.
(1) Contrarily, as a film with a strong aesthetic focus and unconventional directorial choices, it appears aberrantly didactic, abnegating the symbolist aesthetic that made the director a darling of the European film-festival circuit.
When aberrantly expressed, these might result in the abnormal cell proliferation of malignant transformation.
It was observed in various ethnic groups that the level of aberrantly glycosylated galactosedeficient IgA1 in serum is a heritable trait and 30% to 40% first degree relatives of the IgAN patients also had elevated levels of galactose-deficient IgA1.
Although none of the black women in <i>The Help</i> are literally sterilized, the juxtaposing of Minny's aberrantly fecund body against Miss Celia's barren white one reinforces notions of black women as dirty, diseased, and inept mothers who <i>should</i> refrain from having children.
Some tried to slough it off as a predictable occurrence in an aberrantly unfriendly venue.
(4,5) A fourth theory, proposed by Levien and Benn, states that developing vessels aberrantly incorporate undifferentiated mucoid-secreting mesenchymal tissue which later form the cyst.
It's with this same sense of urgency that Haddad has focused his work in Jordan--an aberrantly safe country in a turbulent region that faces many threats, most recently that of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (also knows as ISIS).