HyperDic: abnormality

English > 4 senses of the word abnormality:
NOUNstateabnormality, abnormalcyan abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
cognitionabnormality, mental defectivenessretardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence
attributeabnormality, freakishnessmarked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal
actabnormality, irregularitybehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom / custom or morality
abnormality > pronunciation
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English > abnormality: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies.
Synonymabnormalcy
Narroweraberrance, aberrancy, aberration, devianceA state or condition markedly different from the norm
abrachiaThe condition of having no arms
acardiacongenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)
acephalia, acephaly, acephalismabsence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
acoreaabsence of the pupil in an eye
acromicria, acromikriaabnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes)
acromphalusAbnormal protrusion of the navel
amastiaabsence of the mammary glands (either through surgery or developmental defect)
aneuploidyAn abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete)
anomaly, anomalousnessdeviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
anorchism, anorchidism, anorchiaabsence of one of both testes
arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation, regressionAn abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
asynclitism, obliquityThe presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
atresiaAn abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent
atypicality, untypicalityAny state that is not typical
brachydactyly, brachydactyliaAbnormal shortness of fingers and toes
cryptorchidy, cryptorchidism, cryptorchismfailure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
cyclopiaA developmental abnormality in which there is only one eye
deviated septumAbnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity)
dextrocardiaAbnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest
dysplasiaAbnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
ectrodactylycongenital abnormality involving the absence of some fingers or toes
erethismAn abnormally high degree of irritability or sensitivity to stimulation of an organ or body part
fetal distress, foetal distressAn abnormal condition of a fetus
gynecomastiaexcessive development of the breasts in males
hepatomegaly, megalohepatiaAbnormal enlargement of the liver
hydatid mole, hydatidiform mole, molar pregnancyAn abnormality during pregnancy
hydramniosAn abnormality of pregnancy
hydrocephalus, hydrocephalyAn abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain
hypervitaminosisAn abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively
hypospadiasAn abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis
infantilismAn abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics / characteristics
inversionAbnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)
irritation(pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation
lagophthalmosAbnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely
macrencephalyAn abnormally large braincase
macrocephaly, megacephaly, megalocephalyAn abnormally large head
mental abnormalityAny abnormality of mental function
microbrachiaabnormally small arms
microcephaly, microcephalus, nanocephalyAn abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
nanophthalmosCondition in which both eyes are abnormally small but otherwise normal
pachycheiliaAn abnormal thickness of the lips
palmatureAn abnormality in which the fingers are webbed
phimosisAn abnormal tightness of the foreskin preventing retraction over the glans
pneumothoraxAbnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung
progeriaA rare abnormality marked by premature aging (grey hair and wrinkled skin and stooped posture) in a child
retroversion, retroflection, retroflexionA turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part
sequelaAny abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment
spinal curvatureAn abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
strabismus, squintAbnormal alignment of one or both eyes
subnormalityThe state of being less than normal / normal (especially with respect to intelligence)
torticollis, wryneckAn unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted
transposition, heterotaxyAny abnormal position of the organs of the body
varixabnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Oppositenormality, normalcyWithin certain limits that define the range of normal / normal functioning
Spanishanomalía, anormalidad
Catalananomalia, anormalitat
Adjectivesabnormalnot normal
English > abnormality: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningretardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence.
Synonymmental defectiveness
Narrowerfeeblemindednesssevere mental deficiency
Broaderretardation, mental retardation, backwardness, slowness, subnormalitylack of normal development of intellectual capacities
Spanishanormalidad, deficiencia mental, retraso
Catalananormalitat, deficiència mental, subnormalitat
Adjectivesabnormaldeparting from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
English > abnormality: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningmarked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal.
Synonymfreakishness
Broaderunfamiliarity, strangenessunusualness as a consequence of not being well known
Spanishanomalía
Catalananomalia, anormalitat
English > abnormality: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningbehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom / custom or morality.
Synonymirregularity
Narrowerdeviation, deviancedeviate behavior
Broadermisbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeedImproper or wicked or immoral behavior
Spanishanomalía, anormalidad, irregularidad
Catalananomalia, irregularitat
Adjectivesabnormalnot normal

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