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 ?
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Objective: To determine frequency of different types of leukemias and aberrant CD markers expression on these types.
Background and Objective: Aberrant phenotype is a phenomenon of abnormal expression or loss of expression of cell specific lineage marker not associated with specific cell type.
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where they selectively target and inhibit the expression of aberrant proteins in animals.
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