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Genetics are a possible factor, as are blood flow abnormalities in the brain, neurotoxins and metabolic disorders.

We found heart abnormalities in more than one-third of them.

Patients over age 65 were also more likely than younger ones to have the autoimmune abnormality, which was “clinically silent until the patients were infected with SARS-CoV-2,” the group of more than 100 scientists said.

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Tim Cook kicked things off talking about situations in which Watch has saved people’s lives by alerting them of heart abnormalities.

There have been about 60 cases recorded of the often-fatal chromosomal abnormality.

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It is a brief text with philosophical leanings that revolves around the notions of normality and abnormality in human nature.

When the same abnormality was detected in a subsequent pregnancy at 18 weeks, she was able to have a surgical abortion.

A post mortem examination revealed that there were no obvious signs of abnormality in Miss Moss' body.

I have an abnormality in the circuits for language output, and sure enough, as a child I had trouble getting language out.

But apparently there was just an “‘abnormality’ in the system.”

On examining the respiration and pulse, I have never been able to detect any characteristic abnormality.

The abnormality of club-foot may be pointed to as a reversion to the shape of the foot in the anthropoid apes.

Besides this, there is commonly some abnormality in the shape of the head, or the cranium is distinctly asymmetrical.

Almost any deformity or abnormality these days is called mutantism.

I admit abnormality has always had a strong attraction for me, and originality is at least not commonplace.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abnormality, such as: anomaly, deformity, flaw, irregularity, aberrancy, and aberration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.