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 data of all the neonates with congenital anomalies was analyzed in term of sex and various system involved.
Developmental anomalies of the branchial apparatus are not uncommon.
This technology relates to a method and apparatus for the on-line, real-time, non-destructive, 100% testing and measuring of the integrity and location of anomalies in thin flexible rubber and synthetic rubber materials and products made from these types of materials.
In the complete report, 56 micro-structure anomalies were divided into three basic categories: anomalies associated with solidification; anomalies associated with cooling after solidification and heat treatment; and the catch-all category, "other" anomalies.
As they drifted, the temperature anomalies followed the path of prevailing ocean currents, but they moved at only one-third to one-half the speed of the actual currents-an observation that scientists cannot yet explain.
There was no family history of congenital anomalies.
Conventional and/or magnetic resonance angiography can improve the imaging view of the characteristic features of an aberrant internal carotid artery and other vascular anomalies.