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Asymmetry

A lack of equivalence between two things, such as the unequal tax treatment of interest expense and dividend payments.

Asymmetry

A lack of equality between two things. For example, there may be asymmetry in how two types of income are taxed. Asymmetry may encourage certain business or investment decisions while discouraging others.
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Understanding that the average amount of turnout differs when assessed on the FP compared to RI and that turnout asymmetries may occur at the hip in professional dancers will promote more accurate turnout assessment.
Of 24 comparisons for asymmetries there were 6 for DA, 18 for FA and none for AS.
During World War II, the conventional war par excellence, the Allies ultimately established major asymmetries in military-industrial production and logistics, on the sea, and in the air over all the Axis countries.
The clinical assumption that prosthetic alignment alters limb kinematics and kinetic asymmetries suggests a link between these variables; however, the mechanism is not well understood [3].
In young and adult tennis players presenting lower-limb functional asymmetries in strength capacity resulting from the practice of sport-specific movements (Ellenbecker et al.
AGE 25: Filler injected into the nasolabial folds, marionette lines on the left and the philtrum, to even out depressions and asymmetries.
He argues that the asymmetries and infirmities he finds are in fact ubiquitous among many developing countries.
Useful information can be gleaned by looking for within-individual asymmetries in OKN, where directional differences (usually leftward versus rightward) are demonstrable (see Table 1).
In this article, we describe our study to determine if a useful relationship exists between the presence of observed asymmetries and the presence of TMD.
Although a certain degree of asymmetry has existed for a long time between states and regions of the world, nowadays, given globalization effects, the configurations and the impact of those asymmetries upon the international relations has gained new features.
Thangavel et al to identify the suspicious regions on digital mammograms based on asymmetries between left and right breast image [14].
The extreme values for the asymmetries for lunar eclipses occurring between the years -1999 and +3000 inclusive are shown in Table 1.