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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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Given this background, we propose in this essay that human communication is inherently paradoxical.
Keywords: Crohn's disease, hidradenitis suppurativa, adalimumab, paradoxical effect
They stressed that paradoxical tensions embedded in family firms, such as the need to manage growth and liquidity, foster individual freedom and family loyalty, and support tradition and change, can both frustrate and fuel innovative behavior.
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:
In particular, we examined trends in the prevalence of conditions with a paradoxical relationship to mortality and the impact of these conditions on assessments of risk adjusted mortality for patients admitted for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) or undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).
In [1] it is proved that if G is finitely generated and admits a paradoxical decomposition, then the system of configuration equations introduced by Rosenblatt and Willis admits no non-negative solutions.
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.
The information that the economy in Macedonia is progressing and that the consumption of citizens is reducing is paradoxical but true, says Vesna Damcevska for Vreme.