paradoxical


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paradoxical

adjective abnormal but true, absurd but true, ambiguous but true, bewildering, conflicting but true, confounding but true, contradictory but true, enigmatic but true, incompatible but true, incongruous but true, inconsissent but true, inconsonant but true
See also: debatable, disputable, impossible, inconsistent, inexplicable, ironic, problematic
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Paradoxical herniation is a rare complication, which has been reported in patients who underwent cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage procedures (eg, lumbar puncture, external ventricular drainage, ventriculoperitoneal shunting, and post craniectomy).
This is paradoxical, it is a European zone and therefore I do not believe that Macedonia can do anything about it.
Fibreoptic laryngoscopy by an otolaryngologist demonstrated paradoxical vocal cord movements.
Regarding the incidence of paradoxical TB-IRIS in HIV-infected TB patients who start ART, one of the following statements is correct:
Paradoxical TB-associated IRIS was diagnosed in an individual diagnosed to have TB before initiation of HAART who typically responded to anti-TB treatment but developed paradoxical worsening of symptoms within three months of initiation of HAART.
For example, insofar as the mathematician Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem is irreducibly paradoxical, it is rational to believe in some paradoxical truths.
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A classification scheme for paradoxical vocal cord motion.
She rightly stresses the paradoxical nature of his personality as one who had a Whitmanian tendency to celebrate the "people" but who in his own life was essentially a loner.
Notwithstanding the simplicity of the device, photographing with this "Caravana Obscura" amounts to a paradoxical process of still moviemaking, complete with lengthy location-spotting, meticulous mise-en-scene (via the positioning of the camper), and one long, lensless sequence shot (three to six hours or more), which "films" the passage of time on a sheet of color-reversal paper inside the camper.
Part of my education in understanding the paradoxical heavenly and hellish visions came from Blake, who gave us a devil who was terribly smart and full of wise perversities," he says.
The skyscraper is a slippery, paradoxical subject--at once (as Spiro Kostof observed) materialistic and poetic.