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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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Congenital intra-thoracic ectopic kidney is a rare developmental anomaly.
Pelvic digit is a rare, usually asymptomatic developmental anomaly that is often detected incidentally.
His mother had no such disease suggestive of causing any developmental anomaly.
Congenital limb loss is rare and can be caused for many different reasons, including genetic, environmental, chemical such as thalidomide, or through a developmental anomaly such as Amniotic Band Syndrome where the membranes in the womb wrap around limbs and prevent their development.
The regional odontodysplasia, first reported in 1947, is a nonhereditary and rare dental developmental anomaly of unknown etiology (PORTELA; GONCALVES, 1988; ROSA et al.
Data regarding early Childhood Caries, crowding, proclination, anterior open bite, rotation, type of developmental anomaly, type of traumatic injury and the type of restoration is shown in Table 5, which shows the number (12) of children undergoing orthodontic treatment.
Situs Inversus partial is a congenital developmental anomaly wherein the abdominal organs are reversed or mirrored to the opposite side of the body through the 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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