Anomaly

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Anomaly

An unusual or unrepeatable event. For example, a stock index inexplicably rising 20% in a week during a bear market may constitute an anomaly.
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The "pelvic digit"--an unusual developmental anomaly.
Situs Inversus is a rare congenital developmental anomaly with autosomal recessive inheritance wherein the position of organs in chest and abdomen are reversed along sagittal plane.
Goldenhar syndrome is a well-known developmental anomaly of the maxillofacial skeleton and hemifacial soft tissue, and is occasionally associated with difficult airway management.
3%) with some form of developmental anomaly, the highest reported for a single colony of bats.

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