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  • n. Plural form of abnormality.

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Examples

  • SARAH PALIN, (R) ALASKA: When my amniocentesis results came back showing what they called abnormalities, oh, dear God, I knew I had instantly an understanding for that fleeting moment why someone would believe it could seem possible to change those circumstances, just make it all go away and get some normalcy back in life.

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  • (Serotonin abnormalities can also develop from environmental pressures as well, such as early loss in childhood.)

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  • Autism is frequently accompanied by seizures that experts believe may stem from the same brain abnormalities that cause the developmental disorder.

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  • To explain abnormalities in the Earth's magnetic field, Halley proposed that the Earth is hollow, and things haven't been the same since.

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  • But the more you accept pro-choice premises, the more likely you are to share the point of view expressed by the other commenter Ezra quotes – namely, that aborting fetuses with genetic abnormalities is no different than two people at risk of passing on a genetic disorder to their offspring choosing not to procreate in the first place.

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  • People with serious cases of writer's cramp have brain abnormalities, according to a study published in the July 24, 2007, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

    July 23rd, 2007

  • Brain abnormalities found in people with writer's cramp

    July 23rd, 2007

  • As I have said, the question of long-term abnormalities in behavioral and emotional development is still unsettled.

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  • Childhood cancer survival associates with high risk of abnormal cardiac function cancer survival is associated with increased risk of long-term abnormalities in cardiac function, according to a report in the July 26 issue of

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Childhood cancer survival is associated with increased risk of long-term abnormalities in cardiac function, according to a report in the July 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

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