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There is so much that we need to understand about what drives cells and what goes wrong and causes genetic abnormalities or tumours. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two of the bodies had extreme congenital abnormalities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An ultrasound failed to detect any abnormalities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The chances of turning up an irrelevant but worrying abnormality are fairly high. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Or to screen out any genetic abnormalities? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Other early work was done on the use of profound hypothermia to enable the surgery of congenital paediatric abnormalities. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What is very unlikely in Britain is an end to the exception for foetal abnormality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This includes miscarriage, stillbirth and congenital abnormalities. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)In some cases recurrence is a symptom of a congenital abnormality, which may need surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Her condition was spotted at six days old when a test in her native Hungary showed blood abnormalities. The Sun (2010)If and when an abnormality is detected, treatment or lifestyle advice may be given to the patient. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The effect of age on the risk of congenital abnormalities appears to be shared between the parents, too. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you still were not sure, the baddies were often given physical abnormalities to go alongside their moral defects. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the circus's enterprise culture, physical abnormality could be turned to account. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nearly 30 per cent of pregnant women are overweight or obese, causing complications including stillbirth and foetal abnormalities. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If they were allowed to breed, the offspring would be prone to genetic abnormalities and liable to illness, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Women have been aware of the higher likelihood of genetic abnormalities including Down's syndrome connected to age for decades but the fortysomething mums carry on. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: abnormality NOUN
An abnormality in something, especially in a person's body or behaviour, is an unusual part or feature of it that may be worrying or dangerous.
Further scans are required to confirm the diagnosis of an abnormality.
Definition of abnormality from the Collins English Dictionary
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