aberrant


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ab·er·rant

 (ăb′ər-ənt, ă-bĕr′-)
adj.
1. Deviating from what is considered proper or normal: aberrant behavior.
2. Deviating from what is typical for a specified thing: an aberrant form of a gene.
n.
One that is aberrant.

[Latin aberrāns, aberrant-, present participle of aberrāre, to go astray; see aberration.]

ab′er·rance, ab′er·ran·cy n.
ab′er·rant·ly adv.
Usage Note: Traditionally, aberrant is pronounced with stress on the second syllable (ă-bĕr′ənt). A more recent pronunciation, with stress on the first syllable (ăb′ər-ənt), has begun to compete with the older one. In 2009, 57 percent of the Usage Panel preferred the newer pronunciation and 43 percent the older. Nonetheless, both pronunciations should be considered acceptable.

aberrant

(æˈbɛrənt)
adj
1. deviating from the normal or usual type, as certain animals from the group in which they are classified
2. behaving in an abnormal or untypical way
3. deviating from truth, morality, etc
[rare before c19: from the present participle of Latin aberrāre to wander away]
abˈerrance, abˈerrancy n

ab•er•rant

(əˈbɛr ənt, ˈæb ər-)

adj.
1. departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
2. deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; atypical; abnormal.
n.
3. an aberrant person or thing.
[1820–30; < Latin aberrant-, s. of aberrāns, present participle of aberrāre to deviate. See ab-, errant]
ab•er′rance, ab•er′ran•cy, n.
ab•er′rant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aberrant - one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a groupaberrant - one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
Adj.1.aberrant - markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrant behavior"; "deviant ideas"
abnormal, unnatural - not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"

aberrant

adjective
1. abnormal, odd, strange, extraordinary, curious, weird, peculiar, eccentric, queer, irregular, erratic, deviant, off-the-wall (slang), oddball (informal), anomalous, untypical, wacko (slang), outré His rages and aberrant behaviour worsened.

aberrant

adjective
1. Straying from a proper course or standard:
Translations

aberrant

[əˈberənt] ADJ (Bio) → aberrante; [behaviour] → anormal

aberrant

[æˈbɛrənt] adj [behaviour, sexuality, species, cells] → aberrant(e), anormal(e); [species, cell] → aberrant(e), anormal(e)

aberrant

adjanomal

aberrant

[əˈbɛrnt] adj (Bio) (gen) → aberrante

ab·er·rant

a. aberrante, desviado del curso normal; anómalo.
References in classic literature ?
And analogy would lead me to believe, that the young thus reared would be apt to follow by inheritance the occasional and aberrant habit of their mother, and in their turn would be apt to lay their eggs in other birds' nests, and thus be successful in rearing their young.
Of these, 71 cases demonstrated the diverticulum in an aberrant left subclavian artery, and 17 cases had it in an aberrant right subclavian artery.
When the right subclavian artery directly arises from AOA distal to the origin of LSCA, it is known as an aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSCA).
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The objective of this report is to review the association between an aberrant right subclavian artery (SCA) identified on preoperative imaging and an NRILN identified intraoperatively during thyroid and parathyroid surgery.
As a second reason, in some patients the immune system may not recognize the cancer cells as aberrant in the first place.
Tenders are invited for Aberrant observations in a bioequivalence study with pharmacokinetic endpoints may impact the estimation of residual variability, within-subject variability of the test and reference products, and potentially the bioequivalence conclusion.
When performing BAE for hemoptysis, undetected aberrant BAs can result in failed embolization.
To the Editor: Aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA) is a congenital vascular anomaly.
The product uses a simple polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to amplify the mutation from patient DNA samples and a melt curve analysis to quickly detect people with aberrant repeated DNA sequences in the FMR1 gene.
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