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microcephaly (Also microcephalies) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to microcephaly

deviated_septum

  • noun abnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity)

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magnetic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by magnetism
    • magnetic forces
  • adjective having the properties of a magnet; i.e. of attracting iron or steel
    magnetized; magnetised.
    • the hard disk is covered with a thin coat of magnetic material

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dysplasia

  • noun abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth

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hypothyroidism

  • noun an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones

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dowager's_hump

  • noun abnormal spinal curvature that results when osteoporosis causes the spine to collapse; seen most often in elderly women

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morphology

  • noun the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  • noun studies of the rules for forming admissible words

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acidemia

  • noun a blood disorder characterized by an increased concentration of hydrogen ions in the blood (which falls below 7 on the pH scale)

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varix

  • noun abnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel

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cause

  • noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
    • they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
  • noun a justification for something existing or happening
    reason; grounds.
    • he had no cause to complain
    • they had good reason to rejoice

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infantilism

  • noun an abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics
  • noun infantile behavior in mature persons

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simon

  • noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century)
    St. Simon; Simon the Zealot; Simon the Canaanite; Simon Zelotes.
  • noun United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)
    Paul Simon.

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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acephalia

  • noun absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
    acephaly; acephalism.

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hump

  • noun something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
    protrusion; extrusion; bulge; gibbousness; prominence; bump; swelling; excrescence; jut; gibbosity; protuberance.
    • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
    • the hump of a camel
    • he stood on the rocky prominence
    • the occipital protuberance was well developed
    • the bony excrescence between its horns
  • verb round one's back by bending forward and drawing the shoulders forward
    hunch forward; hunch; hunch over.

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disability

  • noun the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness
    handicap; impairment; disablement.
    • reading disability
    • hearing impairment

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edward

  • noun King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
    Edward VIII; Duke of Windsor.
  • noun King of England from 1901 to 1910; son of Victoria and Prince Albert; famous for his elegant sporting ways (1841-1910)
    Albert Edward; Edward VII.

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divergent

  • adjective satellite diverging from another or from a standard
    • a divergent opinion
  • adjective tending to move apart in different directions
    diverging.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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gestation

  • noun the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    gestation period.
  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    pregnancy; maternity.

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fat

  • noun a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides)
    • pizza has too much fat
  • noun a kind of body tissue containing stored fat that serves as a source of energy; it also cushions and insulates vital organs
    fatty tissue; adipose tissue.
    • fatty tissue protected them from the severe cold

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anorchia

  • noun absence of one of both testes
    anorchism; anorchidism.

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blast

  • noun a very long fly ball
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; eruption; clap.

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condition

  • noun a state at a particular time
    status.
    • a condition (or state) of disrepair
    • the current status of the arms negotiations
  • noun an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    precondition; stipulation.

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anemia

  • noun a deficiency of red blood cells
    anaemia.
  • noun a lack of vitality
    anaemia.

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molar

  • noun grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
    grinder.
  • adjective of or pertaining to the grinding teeth in the back of a mammal's mouth
    • molar teeth

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entire

  • noun uncastrated adult male horse
    stallion.
  • adjective satellite constituting the full quantity or extent; complete
    total; full.
    • an entire town devastated by an earthquake
    • gave full attention
    • a total failure

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neurological

  • adjective of or relating to or used in or practicing neurology
    neurologic.
    • neurological evidence

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amastia

  • noun absence of the mammary glands (either through surgery or developmental defect)

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standard_deviation

  • noun the square root of the variance

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anomalist

  • noun someone who has a special interest in exceptional cases

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occurrence

  • noun an event that happens
    occurrent; natural event; happening.
  • noun an instance of something occurring
    • a disease of frequent occurrence
    • the occurrence (or presence) of life on other planets

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cytomegalovirus

  • noun any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems
    CMV.

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sign

  • noun a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened)
    mark.
    • he showed signs of strain
    • they welcomed the signs of spring
  • noun a public display of a message
    • he posted signs in all the shop windows

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rate

  • noun a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  • noun amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
    charge per unit.
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5

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cornelia

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surtees

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acid

  • noun any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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arrested_development

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    fixation; infantile fixation; regression.

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acephalism

  • noun absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
    acephalia; acephaly.

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hydatid

  • noun cyst filled with liquid; forms as a result of infestation by tapeworm larvae (as in echinococcosis)

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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poorly

  • adjective satellite somewhat ill or prone to illness
    peaked; indisposed; unwell; sickly; under the weather; ailing; seedy.
    • my poor ailing grandmother
    • feeling a bit indisposed today
    • you look a little peaked
    • feeling poorly
    • a sickly child
    • is unwell and can't come to work
  • adverb (`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
    badly; ill.
    • he was ill prepared
    • it ill befits a man to betray old friends
    • the car runs badly
    • he performed badly on the exam
    • the team played poorly
    • ill-fitting clothes
    • an ill-conceived plan

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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proliferation

  • noun growth by the rapid multiplication of parts
  • noun a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons)
    • the proliferation of nuclear weapons

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lee

  • noun the side of something that is sheltered from the wind
    leeward; lee side.
  • noun United States filmmaker whose works explore the richness of black culture in America (born in 1957)
    Spike Lee; Shelton Jackson Lee.

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pinhead

  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    dummy; booby; dope; boob; dumbbell.
  • noun the head of a pin

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lange

  • noun United States photographer remembered for her portraits of rural workers during the Depression (1895-1965)
    Dorothea Lange.

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progeria

  • noun a rare abnormality marked by premature aging (grey hair and wrinkled skin and stooped posture) in a child

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boy

  • noun a youthful male person
    male child.
    • the baby was a boy
    • she made the boy brush his teeth every night
    • most soldiers are only boys in uniform
  • noun a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    • he likes to play golf with the boys

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daughter

  • noun a female human offspring
    girl.
    • her daughter cared for her in her old age

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retroflexion

  • noun a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroversion; retroflection.
    • retroversion of the uterus
  • noun an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
    retroflection.

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anjou

  • noun a pear with firm flesh and a green skin
  • noun a former province of western France in the Loire valley

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telangiectasia

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example

  • noun an item of information that is typical of a class or group
    instance; illustration; representative.
    • this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome
    • there is an example on page 10
  • noun a representative form or pattern
    model.
    • I profited from his example

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microencephaly

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gene

  • noun (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
    cistron; factor.
    • genes were formerly called factors

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congenital_abnormality

  • noun a defect that is present at birth
    congenital disorder; birth defect; congenital anomaly; congenital defect.

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subnormal

  • noun a person of less than normal intelligence
  • adjective satellite below normal or average
    • after the floods the harvests were subnormal
    • subnormal intelligence

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nijmegen

  • noun an industrial city in the eastern Netherlands

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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stern

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; after part; tail.
  • noun United States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
    Isaac Stern.

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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aberrant

  • noun one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    deviant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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e.g.

  • adverb as an example
    for example; for instance.
    • take ribbon snakes, for example

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toxoplasmosis

  • noun infection caused by parasites transmitted to humans from infected cats; if contracted by a pregnant woman it can result in serious damage to the fetus

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seckel

  • noun small yellowish- to reddish-brown pear
    seckel pear.

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hyperthermia

  • noun abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
    hyperthermy.

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congenital_disorder

  • noun a defect that is present at birth
    congenital abnormality; birth defect; congenital anomaly; congenital defect.

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warp

  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
    deflection.
  • noun a shape distorted by twisting or folding
    buckle.

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injury

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; trauma; hurt.
  • noun an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
    accidental injury.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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curvature

  • noun (medicine) a curving or bending; often abnormal
    • curvature of the spine
  • noun the rate of change (at a point) of the angle between a curve and a tangent to the curve

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insufficiency

  • noun a lack of competence
    inadequacy.
    • pointed out the insufficiencies in my report
    • juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents
  • noun (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally

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case

  • noun an occurrence of something
    instance; example.
    • it was a case of bad judgment
    • another instance occurred yesterday
    • but there is always the famous example of the Smiths
  • noun a special set of circumstances
    event.
    • in that event, the first possibility is excluded
    • it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled

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birth_defect

  • noun a defect that is present at birth
    congenital abnormality; congenital disorder; congenital anomaly; congenital defect.

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monorchism

  • noun failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum
    monorchidism.

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genitalia

  • noun external sex organ
    privates; genitals; private parts; crotch; genital organ.

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crossed

  • adjective placed crosswise
    • spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers
    • crossed forks
    • seated with arms across
  • verb travel across or pass over
    traverse; track; pass over; get across; cover; cross; cut through; get over; cut across.
    • The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day

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megacephaly

  • noun an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical
    macrocephaly; megalocephaly.

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septum

  • noun (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
  • noun a partition or wall especially in an ovary

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hiroshima

  • noun a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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performer

  • noun an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
    performing artist.

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stroke

  • noun (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
    shot.
    • it took two strokes to get out of the bunker
    • a good shot requires good balance and tempo
    • he left me an almost impossible shot
  • noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw; cam stroke.

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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infantile

  • adjective satellite indicating a lack of maturity
    childish.
    • childish tantrums
    • infantile behavior
  • adjective of or relating to infants or infancy
    • infantile paralysis

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feature

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    characteristic.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
    lineament.
    • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
    • his lineaments were very regular

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prognosis

  • noun a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
    forecast.
  • noun a prediction of the course of a disease
    prospect; medical prognosis.

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toxin

  • noun a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

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infantile_fixation

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    fixation; regression; arrested development.

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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maternal

  • adjective characteristic of a mother
    • warm maternal affection for her guest"- Dorothy Sayers
  • adjective relating to or derived from one's mother
    • maternal genes

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nanophthalmos

  • noun condition in which both eyes are abnormally small but otherwise normal

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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kyphosis

  • noun an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
    hunchback; humpback.

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hydantoin

  • noun any of a group of anticonvulsant drugs used in treating epilepsy

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untypicality

  • noun any state that is not typical
    atypicality.

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smallheadedness

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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nagasaki

  • noun a city in southern Japan on Kyushu; a leading port and shipbuilding center; on August 9, 1945 Nagasaki became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb

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esotropia

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
    convergent strabismus; cross-eye; crossed eye.

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utero

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lagophthalmos

  • noun abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely

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green

  • noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
    viridity; greenness.
  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    park; commons; common.
    • they went for a walk in the park

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spinal_curvature

  • noun an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column

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irregularity

  • noun behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
    abnormality.
  • noun not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
    unregularity.

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squint

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    strabismus.
  • noun the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed

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foetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    fetal.
    • fetal development

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infant

  • noun a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
    baby; babe.
    • the baby began to cry again
    • she held the baby in her arms
    • it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different

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fetus

  • noun an unborn or unhatched vertebrate in the later stages of development showing the main recognizable features of the mature animal
    foetus.

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hydrocephaly

  • noun an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain; in infants it can cause abnormally rapid growth of the head and bulging fontanelles and a small face; in adults the symptoms are primarily neurological
    hydrocephalus.

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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cyclopia

  • noun a developmental abnormality in which there is only one eye

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zippy

  • adjective satellite quick and energetic
    brisk; spanking; alert; snappy; lively; merry; rattling.
    • a brisk walk in the park
    • a lively gait
    • a merry chase
    • traveling at a rattling rate
    • a snappy pace
    • a spanking breeze
  • adjective satellite marked by lively action
    spirited; bouncing; bouncy; peppy.
    • a bouncing gait
    • bouncy tunes
    • the peppy and interesting talk
    • a spirited dance

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du

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megalocephaly

  • noun an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical
    macrocephaly; megacephaly.

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convergent_strabismus

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
    cross-eye; crossed eye; esotropia.

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dwarfism

  • noun a genetic abnormality resulting in short stature
    nanism.

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deviant

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviate; degenerate.
  • adjective satellite markedly different from an accepted norm
    aberrant; deviate.
    • aberrant behavior
    • deviant ideas

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retroflection

  • noun a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroversion; retroflexion.
    • retroversion of the uterus
  • noun an articulatory gesture made by turning the tip of the tongue back against the roof of the mouth
    retroflexion.

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microcephale

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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fixation

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    infantile fixation; regression; arrested development.
  • noun an unhealthy and compulsive preoccupation with something or someone
    obsession.

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hypoxic

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williams_syndrome

  • noun a rare congenital disorder associated with deletion of genetic material in chromosome 7; characterized by mental deficiency and some growth deficiency and elfin faces but an overly social personality and a remarkable gift for vocabulary

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microcephaly

  • noun an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
    nanocephaly; microcephalus.

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inversion

  • noun the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer
  • noun abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

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pregnant

  • adjective carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life
  • adjective satellite rich in significance or implication
    meaning; significant.
    • a meaning look

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monorchidism

  • noun failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum
    monorchism.

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ischemic_stroke

  • noun the most common kind of stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain (as from a clot blocking a blood vessel)
    ischaemic stroke.

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arrest

  • noun the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
    taking into custody; apprehension; pinch; catch; collar.
    • the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar
  • noun the state of inactivity following an interruption
    halt; stoppage; stop; hitch; stay; check.
    • the negotiations were in arrest
    • held them in check
    • during the halt he got some lunch
    • the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow
    • he spent the entire stop in his seat

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radial

  • noun pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
    radial-ply tire; radial tire.
  • adjective relating to or near the radius
    • the radial aspect of the forearm

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cdk5rap2

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magnetic_resonance_imaging

  • noun the use of nuclear magnetic resonance of protons to produce proton density images
    MRI.

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encephalitis

  • noun inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
    phrenitis; cephalitis.

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bone

  • noun rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
    os.
  • noun the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
    osseous tissue.

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expectancy

  • noun an expectation
    anticipation.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    anticipation.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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hypervitaminosis

  • noun an abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively; can be serious for vitamins A or D or K

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metz

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contiguous

  • adjective satellite very close or connected in space or time
    immediate.
    • contiguous events
    • immediate contact
    • the immediate vicinity
    • the immediate past
  • adjective satellite connecting without a break; within a common boundary
    conterminous.
    • the 48 conterminous states
    • the contiguous 48 states

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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irritation

  • noun the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
    botheration; annoyance; vexation.
  • noun a sudden outburst of anger
    pique; temper.
    • his temper sparked like damp firewood

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ring

  • noun a characteristic sound
    • it has the ring of sincerity
  • noun a toroidal shape
    annulus; anchor ring; doughnut; halo.
    • a ring of ships in the harbor
    • a halo of smoke

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alcohol

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; intoxicant; alcoholic drink; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  • noun any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

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cerebral

  • adjective involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
    intellectual.
    • a cerebral approach to the problem
    • cerebral drama
  • adjective of or relating to the cerebrum or brain
    • cerebral hemisphere
    • cerebral activity

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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phenylketonuria

  • noun a genetic disorder of metabolism; lack of the enzyme needed to turn phenylalanine into tyrosine results in an accumulation of phenylalanine in the body fluids which causes various degrees of mental deficiency
    PKU.

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pneumothorax

  • noun abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung; may be spontaneous (due to injury to the chest) or induced (as a treatment for tuberculosis)

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anorchism

  • noun absence of one of both testes
    anorchia; anorchidism.

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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imaging

  • noun the ability to form mental images of things or events
    mental imagery; imagination; imagery.
    • he could still hear her in his imagination
  • noun (medicine) obtaining pictures of the interior of the body
    tomography.

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definition

  • noun a concise explanation of the meaning of a word or phrase or symbol
  • noun clarity of outline
    • exercise had given his muscles superior definition

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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varicosity

  • noun varix or varicose condition in which a vein is swollen and tortuous

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deprivation

  • noun a state of extreme poverty
    neediness; want; privation.
  • noun the disadvantage that results from losing something
    loss.
    • his loss of credibility led to his resignation
    • losing him is no great deprivation

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diminished

  • adjective satellite impaired by diminution
    vitiated; lessened; weakened.
  • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
    diminish; fall; decrease; lessen.
    • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
    • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
    • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
    • his voice fell to a whisper

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organic_brain_syndrome

  • noun mental abnormality resulting from disturbance of the structure or function of the brain

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massive

  • adjective satellite imposing in size or bulk or solidity
    monumental; monolithic.
    • massive oak doors
    • Moore's massive sculptures
    • the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture
    • a monumental scale
  • adjective satellite being the same substance throughout
    • massive silver

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hemorrhagic_stroke

  • noun stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain
    haemorrhagic stroke.

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brachydactylia

  • noun abnormal shortness of fingers and toes
    brachydactyly.

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rené

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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divergent_strabismus

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
    walleye; exotropia.

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digeorge

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dextrocardia

  • noun abnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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ancient

  • noun a very old person
    antediluvian.
  • noun a person who lived in ancient times

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monkey

  • noun any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
  • noun one who is playfully mischievous
    rascal; rapscallion; scallywag; imp; scamp; scalawag.

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cryptorchism

  • noun failure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
    cryptorchidism; cryptorchidy.

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subnormality

  • noun the state of being less than normal (especially with respect to intelligence)
  • noun lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
    retardation; slowness; backwardness; mental retardation.

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triboulet

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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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glucose

  • noun a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy

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macrocephaly

  • noun an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical
    megacephaly; megalocephaly.

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sequela

  • noun any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment
    • paralysis is one of the sequelae of poliomyelitis

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hydatidiform_mole

  • noun an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid-filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus
    hydatid mole; molar pregnancy.

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cross-eye

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
    convergent strabismus; crossed eye; esotropia.

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phimosis

  • noun an abnormal tightness of the foreskin preventing retraction over the glans

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molar_pregnancy

  • noun an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid-filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus
    hydatidiform mole; hydatid mole.

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congenital

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    innate; inborn.

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wide

  • adjective having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other
    broad.
    • wide roads
    • a wide necktie
    • wide margins
    • three feet wide
    • a river two miles broad
    • broad shoulders
    • a broad river
  • adjective satellite broad in scope or content
    across-the-board; broad; blanket; all-encompassing; encompassing; all-inclusive; all-embracing; extensive; panoptic.
    • across-the-board pay increases
    • an all-embracing definition
    • blanket sanctions against human-rights violators
    • an invention with broad applications
    • a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner
    • granted him wide powers

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infectious

  • adjective satellite caused by infection or capable of causing infection
    infective.
    • viruses and other infective agents
    • a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease
  • adjective easily spread; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
    • fear is exceedingly infectious

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anomalousness

  • noun deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
    anomaly.

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future

  • noun the time yet to come
    time to come; futurity; hereafter.
  • noun a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the future
    future tense.

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poisoning

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; intoxication.
  • noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill

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spinal

  • noun anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
    spinal anaesthesia; spinal anesthesia.
  • adjective of or relating to the spine or spinal cord
    • spinal cord
    • spinal injury

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ateleiosis

  • noun a form of infantilism characterized by physical underdevelopment but normal intelligence
    ateliosis.

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ectrodactyly

  • noun congenital abnormality involving the absence of some fingers or toes

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cohen

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erethism

  • noun an abnormally high degree of irritability or sensitivity to stimulation of an organ or body part

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ateliosis

  • noun a form of infantilism characterized by physical underdevelopment but normal intelligence
    ateleiosis.

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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snow

  • noun precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
    snowfall.
  • noun a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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onset

  • noun the beginning or early stages
    oncoming.
    • the onset of pneumonia
  • noun (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
    attack; onrush; onslaught.
    • the attack began at dawn

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lordosis

  • noun an abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column
    hollow-back.

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fibrous

  • adjective satellite having or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
    hempen.
  • adjective satellite (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
    unchewable; stringy; sinewy.

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cockayne

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normal

  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; rule; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors
  • adjective conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    • serve wine at normal room temperature
    • normal diplomatic relations
    • normal working hours
    • normal word order
    • normal curiosity
    • the normal course of events

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nasal

  • noun a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
    nasal consonant.
  • noun an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
    nasal bone; os nasale.

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virus

  • noun (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
  • noun a harmful or corrupting agency
    • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
    • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone

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significant

  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    important.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant
  • adjective satellite fairly large
    substantial.
    • won by a substantial margin

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crossed_eye

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes turn inward toward the nose
    convergent strabismus; cross-eye; esotropia.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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hydrocephalus

  • noun an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain; in infants it can cause abnormally rapid growth of the head and bulging fontanelles and a small face; in adults the symptoms are primarily neurological
    hydrocephaly.

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disease

  • noun an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning

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μικρός

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humpback

  • noun an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
    hunchback; kyphosis.
  • noun a person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
    hunchback; crookback.

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cortex

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    pallium; cerebral cortex; cerebral mantle.
  • noun the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal

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atresia

  • noun an abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent

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duplication

  • noun a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
    duplicate.
    • he made a duplicate for the files
  • noun the act of copying or making a duplicate (or duplicates) of something
    gemination.
    • this kind of duplication is wasteful

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congenital_anomaly

  • noun a defect that is present at birth
    congenital abnormality; congenital disorder; birth defect; congenital defect.

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bomb

  • noun an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • noun strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
    bomb calorimeter.

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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lissencephaly

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obliquity

  • noun the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
    asynclitism.
  • noun the quality of being deceptive
    deceptiveness.

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spastic

  • noun a person suffering from spastic paralysis
  • adjective relating to or characterized by spasm
    • a spastic colon
    • spastic paralysis is a spastic form of cerebral palsy

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ground

  • noun the solid part of the earth's surface
    dry land; land; terra firma; earth; solid ground.
    • the plane turned away from the sea and moved back over land
    • the earth shook for several minutes
    • he dropped the logs on the ground
  • noun a rational motive for a belief or action
    reason.
    • the reason that war was declared
    • the grounds for their declaration

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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deviated_nasal_septum

  • noun abnormal shift in location of the nasal septum; a common condition causing obstruction of the nasal passages and difficulty in breathing and recurrent nosebleeds

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microcephalous

  • adjective having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
    nanocephalic; microcephalic.
    • a nanocephalic dwarf

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mikrós

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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anencephaly

  • noun a defect in brain development resulting in small or missing brain hemispheres
    anencephalia.

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dominant

  • noun (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale
  • noun an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    dominant allele.

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hiv

  • noun infection by the human immunodeficiency virus
  • noun the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); it replicates in and kills the helper T cells
    human immunodeficiency virus.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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pathophysiology

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famous

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; celebrated; notable; noted; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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anorchidism

  • noun absence of one of both testes
    anorchism; anorchia.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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timing

  • noun the time when something happens
  • noun the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)

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l

  • noun a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
    litre; liter; cubic decimeter; cubic decimetre.
  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and five
    50; fifty.

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transposition

  • noun any abnormal position of the organs of the body
    heterotaxy.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; permutation; switch; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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common

  • noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    green; park; commons.
    • they went for a walk in the park
  • adjective belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public
    • for the common good
    • common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community

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cri

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brachydactyly

  • noun abnormal shortness of fingers and toes
    brachydactylia.

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packer

  • noun a workman employed to pack things into containers
    boxer; bagger.
  • noun a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
    meat packer.

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intelligence

  • noun the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
  • noun a unit responsible for gathering and interpreting information about an enemy
    intelligence service; intelligence agency.

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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microhydranencephaly

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schizophrenia

  • noun any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
    schizophrenic psychosis; dementia praecox; schizophrenic disorder.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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kephalé

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close

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; last; finis; finale; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last section of a communication
    closing; ending; end; conclusion.
    • in conclusion I want to say...

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microcephalism

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movie

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; film; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location

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menkes

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latin

Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.

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ability

  • noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  • noun possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    power.
    • danger heightened his powers of discrimination

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aberration

  • noun a state or condition markedly different from the norm
    aberrance; deviance; aberrancy.
  • noun a disorder in one's mental state

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death

  • noun the event of dying or departure from life
    decease; expiry.
    • her death came as a terrible shock
    • upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren
  • noun the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
    • the animal died a painful death

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circumference

  • noun the size of something as given by the distance around it
    perimeter.
  • noun the boundary line encompassing an area or object
    circuit.
    • he had walked the full circumference of his land
    • a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe

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irregular

  • noun a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    guerrilla; guerilla; insurgent.
  • noun merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    second.

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retroversion

  • noun a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
    retroflection; retroflexion.
    • retroversion of the uterus
  • noun translation back into the original language
    • the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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lead_poisoning

  • noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
    saturnism; plumbism.

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experimental

  • adjective relating to or based on experiment
    • experimental physics
  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; data-based.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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distress

  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; hurt.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress
  • noun a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)
    • a ship in distress
    • she was the classic maiden in distress

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peroxisomal

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seizure

  • noun a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
    raptus; ictus.
    • he suffered an epileptic seizure
  • noun the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
    capture; gaining control.

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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newborn

  • noun a baby from birth to four weeks
    newborn baby; newborn infant; neonate.
  • adjective satellite recently born
    • a newborn infant

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twin

  • noun either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  • noun (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
    Gemini.

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ataxia

  • noun inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait
    ataxy; dyssynergia; motor ataxia.

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palmature

  • noun an abnormality in which the fingers are webbed

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postnatal

  • adjective occurring immediately after birth
    postpartum.
    • postnatal development

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amino

  • noun the radical -NH2
    amino group.
  • adjective pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia
    aminic.

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chrosomal_abnormality

  • noun any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities
    chromosomal aberration; chromosomal anomaly; chromosonal disorder.

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megalohepatia

  • noun abnormal enlargement of the liver
    hepatomegaly.

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neurogenesis

  • noun the development of nerve tissues

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howard

  • noun English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
    Leslie Howard; Leslie Howard Stainer.
  • noun Queen of England as the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was accused of adultery and executed (1520-1542)
    Catherine Howard.

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hepatomegaly

  • noun abnormal enlargement of the liver
    megalohepatia.

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syndrome

  • noun a complex of concurrent things
    • every word has a syndrome of meanings
  • noun a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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dropping

  • adjective satellite coming down freely under the influence of gravity
    falling.
    • the eerie whistle of dropping bombs
    • falling rain
  • verb let fall to the ground
    drop.
    • Don't drop the dishes

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rett

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congenital_defect

  • noun a defect that is present at birth
    congenital abnormality; congenital disorder; birth defect; congenital anomaly.

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anomaly

  • noun deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
    anomalousness.
  • noun a person who is unusual
    unusual person.

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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meningitis

  • noun infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea

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defect

  • noun an imperfection in a bodily system
    • visual defects
    • this device permits detection of defects in the lungs
  • noun a failing or deficiency
    shortcoming.
    • that interpretation is an unfortunate defect of our lack of information

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disruptive

  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; turbulent; riotous.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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placental

  • noun mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
    eutherian; eutherian mammal; placental mammal.
  • adjective pertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta
    • all mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals

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napoleon

  • noun a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream
  • noun French general who became emperor of the French (1769-1821)
    Little Corporal; Bonaparte; Napoleon I; Napoleon Bonaparte.

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bill

  • noun a statute in draft before it becomes law
    measure.
    • they held a public hearing on the bill
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
    account; invoice.
    • he paid his bill and left
    • send me an account of what I owe

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premature

  • adjective born after a gestation period of less than the normal time
    • a premature infant
  • adjective satellite too soon or too hasty
    previous.
    • our condemnation of him was a bit previous
    • a premature judgment

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hypertrophy

  • noun abnormal enlargement of a body part or organ
  • verb undergo hypertrophy
    • muscles can hypertrophy when people take steroids

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cryptorchidism

  • noun failure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
    cryptorchidy; cryptorchism.

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abnormalcy

  • noun an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
    abnormality.

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warning

  • noun a message informing of danger
    • a warning that still more bombs could explode
  • noun cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    monition; admonition; word of advice.
    • a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality
    • the warning was to beware of surprises
    • his final word of advice was not to play with matches

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microcephalus

  • noun an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
    microcephaly; nanocephaly.

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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balance

  • noun a state of equilibrium
  • noun equality between the totals of the credit and debit sides of an account

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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prevalence

  • noun the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread
    • he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future
  • noun (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population

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neuron

  • noun a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
    nerve cell.

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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hypoplasia

  • noun underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells

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mouse

  • noun any of numerous small rodents typically resembling diminutive rats having pointed snouts and small ears on elongated bodies with slender usually hairless tails
  • noun a swollen bruise caused by a blow to the eye
    black eye; shiner.

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regression

  • noun an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
    fixation; infantile fixation; arrested development.
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state

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beetlejuice

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acardia

  • noun congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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radiation

  • noun energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
  • noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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mole

  • noun the molecular weight of a substance expressed in grams; the basic unit of amount of substance adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    mol; gram molecule.
  • noun a spy who works against enemy espionage
    counterspy.

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forehead

  • noun the part of the face above the eyes
    brow.
  • noun the large cranial bone forming the front part of the cranium: includes the upper part of the orbits
    frontal bone; os frontale.

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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film

  • noun a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
    flick; picture; picture show; pic; movie; motion picture; moving-picture show; motion-picture show; moving picture.
    • they went to a movie every Saturday night
    • the film was shot on location
  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    celluloid; cinema.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events

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deletion

  • noun any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
    omission.
  • noun (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome

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life_expectancy

  • noun an expected time to live as calculated on the basis of statistical probabilities

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neutron

  • noun an elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton; enters into the structure of the atomic nucleus

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development

  • noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
    • he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency
    • they funded research and development
  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    evolution.
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer

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chromosonal_disorder

  • noun any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities
    chromosomal aberration; chromosomal anomaly; chrosomal abnormality.

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acromphalus

  • noun abnormal protrusion of the navel; sometimes the start of umbilical hernia

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resonance

  • noun an excited state of a stable particle causing a sharp maximum in the probability of absorption of electromagnetic radiation
  • noun a vibration of large amplitude produced by a relatively small vibration near the same frequency of vibration as the natural frequency of the resonating system

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diabetes

  • noun a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst

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zika

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abnormality

  • noun an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
    abnormalcy.
  • noun retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
    mental defectiveness.

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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neural

  • adjective of or relating to the nervous system
    nervous.
    • nervous disease
    • neural disorder
  • adjective of or relating to neurons
    neuronic; neuronal.
    • neural network

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pachycheilia

  • noun an abnormal thickness of the lips

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poland

  • noun a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
    Republic of Poland; Polska.

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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severe

  • adjective satellite intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality
    terrible; wicked.
    • severe pain
    • a severe case of flu
    • a terrible cough
    • under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
    • a wicked cough
  • adjective satellite very strong or vigorous
    knockout; hard.
    • strong winds
    • a hard left to the chin
    • a knockout punch
    • a severe blow

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chromosomal_anomaly

  • noun any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities
    chromosomal aberration; chromosonal disorder; chrosomal abnormality.

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greatest

  • adjective satellite highest in quality
    sterling; superlative.
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    great.
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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prevention

  • noun the act of preventing
    bar.
    • there was no bar against leaving
    • money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza

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fetal

  • adjective of or relating to a fetus
    foetal.
    • fetal development

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acromicria

  • noun abnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes)
    acromikria.

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birth

  • noun the time when something begins (especially life)
    • they divorced after the birth of the child
    • his election signaled the birth of a new age
  • noun the event of being born
    nativity; nascency; nascence.
    • they celebrated the birth of their first child

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proximity

  • noun the property of being close together
    propinquity.
  • noun the region close around a person or thing

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dose

  • noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
    dosage.
  • noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
    dosage.

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rodent

  • noun relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
    gnawer.

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mental_abnormality

  • noun any abnormality of mental function

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atomic

  • adjective of or relating to or comprising atoms
    • atomic structure
    • atomic hydrogen
  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    nuclear.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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griffith

  • noun United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)
    D. W. Griffith; David Lewelyn Wark Griffith.

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malformation

  • noun an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
    misshapenness; deformity.
  • noun something abnormal or anomalous
    miscreation.

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disturbance

  • noun activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
    perturbation.
    • the term `distress' connotes some degree of perturbation and emotional upset
    • he looked around for the source of the disturbance
    • there was a disturbance of neural function
  • noun an unhappy and worried mental state
    perturbation; upset.
    • there was too much anger and disturbance
    • she didn't realize the upset she caused me

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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monozygotic

  • adjective derived from a single fertilized egg
    • monozygotic twins

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spread

  • noun process or result of distributing or extending over a wide expanse of space
    spreading.
  • noun a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
    gap.
    • gap between income and outgo
    • the spread between lending and borrowing costs

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treatment

  • noun care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
    intervention.
  • noun the management of someone or something
    handling.
    • the handling of prisoners
    • the treatment of water sewage
    • the right to equal treatment in the criminal justice system

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nanocephaly

  • noun an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
    microcephaly; microcephalus.

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hypospadias

  • noun an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis

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cerebral_cortex

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    pallium; cerebral mantle; cortex.

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fetal_distress

  • noun an abnormal condition of a fetus; usually discovered during pregnancy and characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm
    foetal distress.

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homozygous

  • adjective having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
    • these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color

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cryptorchidy

  • noun failure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
    cryptorchidism; cryptorchism.

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smallness

  • noun the property of having a relatively small size
    littleness.
  • noun the property of being a relatively small amount
    • he was attracted by the smallness of the taxes

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facial

  • noun cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles
    nervus facialis; seventh cranial nerve; facial nerve.
  • noun care for the face that usually involves cleansing and massage and the application of cosmetic creams

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breakage

  • noun the quantity broken
    • the total breakage was huge
  • noun reimbursement for goods damaged while in transit or in use

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holoprosencephaly

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deviance

  • noun a state or condition markedly different from the norm
    aberrance; aberrancy; aberration.
  • noun deviate behavior
    deviation.

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quadriplegia

  • noun paralysis of both arms and both legs

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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indication

  • noun something that serves to indicate or suggest
    indicant.
    • an indication of foul play
    • indications of strain
    • symptoms are the prime indicants of disease
  • noun the act of indicating or pointing out by name
    denotation.

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mosquito

  • noun two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals

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malnutrition

  • noun a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods

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output

  • noun final product; the things produced
    end product.
  • noun production of a certain amount
    yield.

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hydatidiform

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disorder

  • noun a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
    upset.
    • the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder
    • everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time
  • noun a condition in which things are not in their expected places
    disorderliness.
    • the files are in complete disorder

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reduced

  • adjective made less in size or amount or degree
    decreased.
  • verb cut down on; make a reduction in
    trim; cut; cut back; bring down; reduce; cut down; trim down; trim back.
    • reduce your daily fat intake
    • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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hunchback

  • noun an abnormal backward curve to the vertebral column
    kyphosis; humpback.
  • noun a person whose back is hunched because of abnormal curvature of the upper spine
    humpback; crookback.

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poor

  • noun people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)
    poor people.
    • the urban poor need assistance
  • adjective satellite deserving or inciting pity
    wretched; pathetic; pitiable; piteous; misfortunate; miserable; pitiful; hapless.
    • a hapless victim
    • miserable victims of war
    • the shabby room struck her as extraordinarily pathetic"- Galsworthy
    • piteous appeals for help
    • pitiable homeless children
    • a pitiful fate
    • Oh, you poor thing
    • his poor distorted limbs
    • a wretched life

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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nanocephalic

  • adjective having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
    microcephalic; microcephalous.
    • a nanocephalic dwarf

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walleye

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
    divergent strabismus; exotropia.
  • noun pike-like freshwater perches
    walleyed pike; dory; jack salmon; Stizostedion vitreum.

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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deflection

  • noun a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
    warp.
  • noun the amount by which a propagating wave is bent
    refraction; deflexion.

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pregnancy

  • noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
    maternity; gestation.

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growth

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growing.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun a progression from simpler to more complex forms
    • the growth of culture

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schlitzie

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atomic_bomb

  • noun a nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239)
    fission bomb; plutonium bomb; atom bomb; A-bomb.

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glycosylation

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traumatic

  • adjective of or relating to a physical injury or wound to the body
  • adjective satellite psychologically painful;
    • few experiences are more traumatic than losing a child

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mutation

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    mutant; sport; variation.
  • noun (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
    chromosomal mutation; genetic mutation.

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scalp

  • noun the skin that covers the top of the head
    • they wanted to take his scalp as a trophy
  • verb sell illegally, as on the black market

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infectious_disease

  • noun a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact

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journal

  • noun a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
    diary.
  • noun a periodical dedicated to a particular subject
    • he reads the medical journals

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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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jester

  • noun a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
    fool; motley fool.

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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schlitze

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anaplasia

  • noun loss of structural differentiation within a cell or group of cells often with increased capacity for multiplication, as in a malignant tumor

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uniformity

  • noun a condition in which everything is regular and unvarying
  • noun the quality of lacking diversity or variation (even to the point of boredom)
    uniformness.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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acorea

  • noun absence of the pupil in an eye

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gynecomastia

  • noun excessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs (including some antihypertensives)

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wrinkled

  • adjective marked by wrinkles
    wrinkly.
    • tired travelers in wrinkled clothes
  • verb gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker
    wrinkle; purse.
    • purse ones's lips

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insufficient

  • adjective of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
    deficient.
    • insufficient funds

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duke

  • noun a British peer of the highest rank
  • noun a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

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monozygotic_twin

  • noun either of two twins developed from the same fertilized ovum (having the same genetic material)
    monozygous twin; identical twin.

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patau

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elvira

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intellectual

  • noun a person who uses the mind creatively
    intellect.
  • adjective satellite of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    noetic; rational.
    • intellectual problems
    • the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man

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chronic

  • adjective being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering
    • chronic indigestion
    • a chronic shortage of funds
    • a chronic invalid
  • adjective satellite of long duration
    continuing.
    • chronic money problems

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mitochondrial

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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balanced

  • adjective being in a state of proper equilibrium
    • the carefully balanced seesaw
    • a properly balanced symphony orchestra
    • a balanced assessment of intellectual and cultural history
    • a balanced blend of whiskeys
    • the educated man shows a balanced development of all his powers
  • verb bring into balance or equilibrium
    equilibrate; equilibrise; equilibrize; balance.
    • She has to balance work and her domestic duties
    • balance the two weights

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convulsion

  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; fit.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter
  • noun violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles

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wack

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acephaly

  • noun absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
    acephalia; acephalism.

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metabolism

  • noun the marked and rapid transformation of a larva into an adult that occurs in some animals
    metamorphosis.
  • noun the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
    metabolic process.

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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zip

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
    postal code; postcode; ZIP code.

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hydatid_mole

  • noun an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid-filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus
    hydatidiform mole; molar pregnancy.

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volume

  • noun the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • the gas expanded to twice its original volume
  • noun the property of something that is great in magnitude
    bulk; mass.
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports

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failure

  • noun an act that fails
    • his failure to pass the test
  • noun an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
    • the surprise party was a complete failure

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sideshow

  • noun a subordinate incident of little importance relative to the main event
    • instruction is not an educational sideshow
  • noun a minor show that is part of a larger one (as at the circus)

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link

  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus.
  • noun a fastener that serves to join or connect
    tie-in; linkup; tie.
    • the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction

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chromosomal_aberration

  • noun any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities
    chromosomal anomaly; chromosonal disorder; chrosomal abnormality.

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strabismus

  • noun abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
    squint.

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flip

  • noun an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
    summersault; somersault; summerset; somerset; somersaulting.
  • noun hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg

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scoliosis

  • noun an abnormal lateral curve to the vertebral column

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chronic_renal_failure

  • noun renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
    chronic kidney failure.

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acromikria

  • noun abnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes)
    acromicria.

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aberrance

  • noun a state or condition markedly different from the norm
    deviance; aberrancy; aberration.

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heterotaxy

  • noun any abnormal position of the organs of the body
    transposition.

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freak

  • noun a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
    monstrosity; lusus naturae; monster.
  • noun someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
    nut; addict; junkie; junky.
    • a golf addict
    • a car nut
    • a bodybuilding freak
    • a news junkie

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jenny

  • noun female donkey
    jennet; jenny ass.
  • noun United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907)
    William Le Baron Jenny.

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exotropia

  • noun strabismus in which one or both eyes are directed outward
    divergent strabismus; walleye.

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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cure

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; therapeutic.
  • verb provide a cure for, make healthy again
    heal; bring around.
    • The treatment cured the boy's acne
    • The quack pretended to heal patients but never managed to

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chat

  • noun an informal conversation
    confab; schmoose; confabulation; schmooze.
  • noun birds having a chattering call
    New World chat.

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pip

  • noun a disease of poultry
  • noun a minor nonspecific ailment

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fibrous_dysplasia_of_bone

  • noun a disturbance in which bone that is undergoing lysis is replaced by an abnormal proliferation of fibrous tissue resulting in bone lesions or skin lesions

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autism

  • noun (psychiatry) an abnormal absorption with the self; marked by communication disorders and short attention span and inability to treat others as people

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chromosome

  • noun a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
    • humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes

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microcephalia

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microcephalic

  • adjective having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
    nanocephalic; microcephalous.
    • a nanocephalic dwarf

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inborn

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    congenital; innate.
  • adjective satellite normally existing at birth
    inbred; connatural.
    • mankind's connatural sense of the good

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variety

  • noun a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
    mixture; smorgasbord; motley; miscellanea; mixed bag; salmagundi; miscellany; assortment; potpourri.
    • a great assortment of cars was on display
    • he had a variety of disorders
    • a veritable smorgasbord of religions
  • noun noticeable heterogeneity
    diversity; diverseness; multifariousness.
    • a diversity of possibilities
    • the range and variety of his work is amazing

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microcephalin

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fetal_alcohol_syndrome

  • noun a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy
    FAS.

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deviate

  • noun a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
    pervert; deviant; degenerate.
  • verb turn aside; turn away from
    divert.

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unbalanced

  • adjective being or thrown out of equilibrium
    imbalanced.
  • verb throw out of balance or equilibrium
    unbalance.
    • The tax relief unbalanced the budget
    • The prima donna unbalances the smooth work in our department

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deviation

  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    difference; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean
  • noun the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function

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rubella

  • noun a contagious viral disease that is a milder form of measles lasting three or four days; can be damaging to a fetus during the first trimester
    three-day measles; German measles; epidemic roseola.

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asynclitism

  • noun the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
    obliquity.

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foetal_distress

  • noun an abnormal condition of a fetus; usually discovered during pregnancy and characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm
    fetal distress.

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torticollis

  • noun an unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted
    wryneck.

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wryneck

  • noun an unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted
    torticollis.
  • noun Old World woodpecker with a peculiar habit of twisting the neck

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variation

  • noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
    fluctuation.
  • noun an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    variance.
    • any variation in his routine was immediately reported

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aneuploidy

  • noun an abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete)

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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transporter

  • noun a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
    car transporter.
  • noun a crane for moving material with dispatch as in loading and unloading ships

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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exposure

  • noun vulnerability to the elements; to the action of heat or cold or wind or rain;
    • exposure to the weather" or "they died from exposure
  • noun the act of subjecting someone to an influencing experience
    • she denounced the exposure of children to pornography

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hollow-back

  • noun an abnormal inward (forward) curvature of the vertebral column
    lordosis.

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notch

  • noun a V-shaped indentation
    • mandibular notch
  • noun the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    mountain pass; pass.
    • we got through the pass before it started to snow

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lead

  • noun an advantage held by a competitor in a race
    • he took the lead at the last turn
  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; atomic number 82.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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hydramnios

  • noun an abnormality of pregnancy; accumulation of excess amniotic fluid

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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u

  • noun a base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
    uracil.
  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    uranium; atomic number 92.

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aberrancy

  • noun a state or condition markedly different from the norm
    aberrance; deviance; aberration.

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