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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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This was especially true for populations that exhibit developmental asynchrony. For example, in Lepidoptera, the cannibalizing of eggs and early instars by larger caterpillars was common across multiple families when food was limiting (Richardson et al, 2010; appendix Table 1).
control, showing a slight but implacable asynchrony, a gap well
Tolan (Eds.), Off the charts: Asynchrony and the gifted child.
Due to a central cognitive bottleneck, responses to the second stimulus are delayed, especially at short stimulus-onset asynchrony (SOA) between the two stimuli.
During the visit, the group learned that World Wide Technology Asynchrony Labs has a diverse client base that includes commercial, nonprofit, and government organizations.
Effect of embryo age and recipient asynchrony on pregnancy rates in a commercial equine embryo transfer program.
The asynchrony in the development of cercariae allows their release in water for long periods of time (Laruelle et al., 2002).
The postmature oocytes are found to have lower rate of normal fertilization, lower cleavage rate, and more than 1 pro-nuclear or pronuclear asynchrony (29).
The eco-evolutionary consequences of interspecific phenological asynchrony - a theoretical perspective.
Zwanenburg et al., "Interventricular mechanical asynchrony in pulmonary arterial hypertension: left-to-right delay in peak shortening is related to right ventricular overload and left ventricular underfilling," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
The possible causes of immediate failure may be due to excessive secretions, interface intolerance and agitation, and severe patient-ventilator asynchrony However beyond these risk factors there are possibly some differences between failing in a hypercapnic or in hypoxemic ARF.
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).