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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A new multiple congenital anomaly, mental retardation syndrome with preaxial brachydactyly, hyperphalangism, deafness and orodental anomalies.
1) In 65 to 95% of cases, the anomaly is derived from the second arch.
The anomaly is detected and analyzed in order to determine the presence of viral and sub-viral sized voids or holes, as well as other anomalies such as blisters and bubbles.
As such, foundries can identify the problem and develop a solution for the microstructure anomaly.
By 1971, the anomaly had greatly elongated and hit the coast of Africa.
The left ear demonstrated an unusual anomaly in which a prominent helical crus fused with the midportion of the antihelix, pinching the meatus (figure).
An aberrant internal carotid artery is a potentially serious anomaly that can manifest clinically as pulsatile tinnitus and a vascular retrotympanic mass.