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noun A poetic (i.e., non-medical) term for a person who engages in nontraditional and/or bizarre sexual practices.

deviate

(dē′vē-āt″) [L. deviare, to turn aside]
1. To move steadily away from a designated norm.
2. An individual whose behavior, esp. sexual behavior, is so far removed from societal norms that it is classed as socially, morally, or legally unacceptable.
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All adults (>15 years of age) complaining of nasal obstruction and with deviated nasal septum, nasal polyposis and turbinate hypertrophy were included in the study.
The intranasal Schirmer test values of the deviated (ipsilateral) sides are less than the values of the contralateral side, although not statistically significant.
In this trial at Nomura Securities, by applying the analytical AI, a few dozen records that deviated from the norm were separated out from records numbering in the tens or hundreds of millions, including a few records showing patterns that even experts could not have recognized, enabling new discoveries.
Tongue-in- groove technique as described by Kriedel is an effective method in straightening the deviated caudal septum, as it sandwiches the deviated caudal septum between the two medial crura for support.
The primary care physician acknowledged that he deviated from the standard of care.
Aim of the study was to find the prevalence of DNS among new born, which varies in different studies from <4%-60%, and to find whether there is any statistically significant association between deviated nasal septum & birth moulding.
Varun Gandhi's cousin Priyanka Gandhi on Saturday in a meeting with Congress workers in Amethi district had said that Varun Gandhi had deviated from the correct path and hence people should vote with discretion.
Age Sex Diagnosis Papilla DGW NKS Success 1 49 M Pan cancer Long -- -- Yes 2 47 F CBDS Long -- -- Yes 3 44 M Bile leak Long -- -- Yes 4 45 F CBDS Long, deviated Yes -- Yes 5 45 M CBDS Long, deviated -- Yes Yes 6 32 F CBDS Deviated Yes Yes Yes 7 77 M CBDS Long -- Yes Yes * 8 39 M CCP Long -- -- Yes 9 25 M CBDS Deviated -- Yes Yes 10 72 M CBDS Long Yes -- Yes 11 56 F CBDS Long, deviated -- -- Yes 12 56 F CBDS Long, deviated -- -- Yes 13 58 M CBDS Deviated -- -- Yes 14 56 M Pan ccncer Deviated -- -- Yes 15 82 M CBDS PAD -- Yes Yes 16 70 F BD (pap bx) Long, deviated -- -- Yes 17 73 M Pan cancer Deviated -- -- Yes 18 70 M CBDS Long, deviated -- -- Yes 19 64 M CBDS Deviated -- -- Yes 20 29 F CBDS PAD -- -- Yes * No.
The most highly-anticipated new features in Strater 4 are the abilities to display deviated logs in a cross section, display deviation paths on a map, and to create cross sections using line logs.
He stressed that despite the reliance of the OIC on its member states in supporting the Palestinian cause, which is at the top of priorities for the OIC, the abovementioned countries have deviated from the OIC line.
The Texas-based collective bargaining agent for the 10,000 pilots of American Airlines (OTC: AAMRQ) said it has verified that pilot sick rates have not deviated from normal historical rates and that crew cancellations remain at normal rates as the airline wends its way through bankruptcy proceedings.