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 (ā-tĭp′ĭ-kəl) also a·typ·ic (-ĭk)
Not conforming to type; unusual or irregular.

a′typ·i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
a·typ′i·cal·ly adv.


the quality or condition of being atypical
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Noun1.atypicality - any state that is not typical
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
typicality - the state of being that is typical
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14] These include questions on atypicality of presentation as well as temporal and/or physiological relationship to a GMC and/or substances.
Thus, regardless of how it is manifested, male androphilia is associated with gender atypicality in childhood and adulthood.
It is not universal synthetic conjectures about the natures of people of African descent which have been submitted to inquiry, but existential conjectures regarding their atypicality within the reference universe.
While the descriptor transgender typically brings to mind someone who wants to transition to the other sex/gender both socially and physically through surgical procedures, it can also refer to people who express gender atypicality along a continuum, including, for example, cross-dressers, those who present as gender ambiguous, or those who live in the role of the other gender without surgical or hormonal intervention.
All subscale scores were calculated, but Hyperactivity, Attention Problems, Aggression, Conduct Problems, and Atypicality subscales were selected for analysis a priori because these symptoms often co-exist with ADHD (Cunningham and Jensen 2011; Volker et al.
As Sheridan notes, this focus on atypicality leads Schlink "into a 'distortion' of truth by means of literary stereotyping," and verges on the antisemitic.
Atypicality in this context is defined as deviation from the typical house size in a neighborhood.
Fifteen papers from the three workshops test perverse coherent sheaves on the nilpotent cone, prove the Kac-Wakimoto atypicality conject rue for a Lie superalgebra, locate non-trivial cohomology classes for finite groups of Lie type II, and derive a semi-simple series for q-Weyl and q-Sprecht modules.
Childhood gender atypicality, victimization, and PTSD among lesbian, gay and bisexual youth.
8) The 12 subscales of the BASC-2 are as follows: attitude to school, attitude to teacher, sensation seeking, school maladjustment composite, atypicality, locus of control, somatization, social stress, anxiety, clinical maladjustment composite, depression and sense of inadequacy.