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 (ā-sĭng′krə-nĭz′əm) or a·syn·chron·y (-krə-nē)
Lack of temporal concurrence; absence of synchronism.

a·syn′chro·nous (-nəs) adj.
a·syn′chro·nous·ly adv.
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Noun1.asynchrony - the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times; "the stimulus produced a desynchronizing of the brain waves"
temporal relation - a relation involving time
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A prediction of the activity budget hypothesis is that males and females separate and form same-sex groups because of their behavioral asynchrony in mixed-sex groups (Ruckstuhl and Neuhaus, 2002).
Right bundle branch block is associated with hemodynamic consequences in cardiac failure with related asynchrony of the left ventricle and in some cases of right ventricular dilatation13.
Nuclear cytoplasmic asynchrony has been described as an important morphologic characteristic in multiple myeloma.
It is noteworthy that because auto triggering and double triggering were absent, the ineffective triggering index actually corresponded to the asynchrony index used in the previous studies.
The first proposition suggests that gifted students display many characteristics that may increase their risk of victimization, such as perfectionism (Christopher & Shewmaker, 2010; Peterson, 2009), sensitivities and intensities (Peterson, 2009), developmental asynchrony (Silverman, 2002), heightened awareness of ethics and moral issues, and a strong sense of individuality (Frazier-Koontz, Swearer, & Miller, 2004).
This asynchrony increases with higher intellectual capacity, they wrote.
These women are not normally at risk for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, so they usually have the best embryos transferred during a fresh cycle and are therefore exposed to embryo-endometrium asynchrony," she explained, adding that since suboptimal embryo quality cannot be amended, efforts should be directed toward providing the best endometrial environment for embryo transfer.
At times in the Barcelona adventures Cervantes appears to initiate an implicit dialogue about quixotic asynchrony exclusively with readers.
6 Their structures are lyrical, employing avant-garde devices such as repetition and sound-image asynchrony.
Asynchrony and trophic mismatch due to climate change discussed in detail, and the author outlines here the importance of the issue by presenting empirical data from several studies.
Propulsive mode Coordination mode Up and down (arm and Synchronization (between Less efficient legs) or ante-ro- arms, legs, or posterior (leg) between arm and legs) More efficient Sweeping (arms) and/ Asynchrony (between or sculling (legs) arms, legs, or movements between arm and legs) Table 3.
A prematurely elevated progesterone level advances the endometrial window of receptivity leading to an asynchrony between the endometrium and the embryo (3) which in turn leads to a failure of implantation (9).