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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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A survey in Australian finfish hatcheries has identified skeletal anomalies among snappers and warranted species-specific research (Cobcroft and Battaglene, 2013).
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