aberrancy


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aberrancy

noun aberration, abnormality, abnormity, anomaly, deviation, distinguishing characteristics, error, irregularity, peculiarity, perversion, speciality, unique characteristic, unnaturalness, unusual characteristic
See also: deviation, digression, error, indirection, irregularity, perversion
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A wide QRS can also be due to aberrancy, medication effect, pre-existing conduction abnormalities, an antegrade conducting accessory pathway or a paced rhythm with tracking of a supraventricular arrhythmia.
The first one is the compensation on maneuvering, that is, the compensation on the aberrancy from the uniform linear motion of the aircraft.
The Stakeholder Alliance is promoting discussion of a constitutional amendment to undo this aberrancy.
I am moved by the special aberrancy of this lone wildgoose--
He focuses on Sade's early years and contests some of the received wisdom on Sade's relations with his parents, taking issue specifically with those psychoanalytically-inclined critics who have traced Sade's sexual aberrancy to an oedipal conflict with a supposedly cold and absent mother.
God is a drunkard', for statements like these, through their scandalous aberrancy, dissolve the link between signifier and signified, and direct us along the via negativa, that path which will ultimately lead us to a realization of the divine as what-is-not, as paradox.
Fielding's subscription to formula, is, of course, subject to the aberrancy of imagination characteristic of the satirist and the comic playwright, whereby allusion becomes the associational matrix for actions transformed by modern epistemology and rhetoric.
As it does so, it infiltrates and injures societies, it insinuates itself into cultures, subverting and misshaping them; it enters the consciousness, finds pathways into the heart and imagination of the people, altering sensibility, rearranging the human psyche in such ways that we come to accept as normal what is, in fact, a strange aberrancy and a historical accident of western `development': the transformation of all our human relationships and interactions, the destruction of all that is freely given and exchanged and its restructuring in the image of buying and selling.
Like earlier and later phenomenologists of the body (Plugge and Leder are both medical philosophers), Merleau-Ponty is drawn to dysfunction-- particularly neurological disorder--with its various forms of perceptual aberrancy.
The word of can be read literally as a preposition meaning "from or out of" in which case economic theory can be seen to generate irony, and it may also be read as a metaphor for an error or aberrancy.
Additionally, the intensity and/or aberrancy of antigen expression, which are of diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic importance, are best evaluated by flow cytometry.