abnormalcy


abnormalcy
noun
an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
Syn: ↑abnormality
Ant: ↑normality (for: ↑abnormality)
Derivationally related forms: ↑abnormal (for: ↑abnormality)
Hyponyms:
acardia, ↑acephalia, ↑acephaly, ↑acephalism, ↑acorea, ↑acromicria, ↑acromikria, ↑acromphalus, ↑amastia, ↑aneuploidy, ↑anorchism, ↑anorchidism, ↑anorchia, ↑asynclitism, ↑obliquity, ↑atresia, ↑brachydactyly, ↑brachydactylia, ↑cryptorchidy, ↑cryptorchidism, ↑cryptorchism, ↑deviated septum, ↑dextrocardia, ↑ectrodactyly, ↑erethism, ↑fetal distress, ↑foetal distress, ↑hepatomegaly, ↑megalohepatia, ↑inversion, ↑transposition, ↑heterotaxy, ↑pneumothorax, ↑macrencephaly, ↑hydatid mole, ↑hydatidiform mole, ↑molar pregnancy, ↑hydramnios, ↑hypervitaminosis, ↑hypospadias, ↑lagophthalmos, ↑mental abnormality, ↑nanophthalmos, ↑palmature, ↑dysplasia, ↑hydrocephalus, ↑hydrocephaly, ↑abrachia, ↑progeria, ↑atypicality, ↑untypicality, ↑arrested development, ↑fixation, ↑infantile fixation, ↑regression, ↑aberrance, ↑aberrancy, ↑aberration, ↑deviance, ↑cyclopia, ↑spinal curvature, ↑subnormality, ↑anomaly, ↑anomalousness, ↑gynecomastia, ↑infantilism, ↑macrocephaly, ↑megacephaly, ↑megalocephaly, ↑microbrachia, ↑microcephaly, ↑microcephalus, ↑nanocephaly, ↑pachycheilia, ↑phimosis, ↑irritation, ↑retroversion, ↑retroflection, ↑retroflexion, ↑sequela, ↑strabismus, ↑squint, ↑torticollis, ↑wryneck, ↑varix

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\\abˈnȯrməlsē, -ȯ(ə)m-, -si also əb-\ noun (-es)
Etymology: from abnormal, after normal: normalcy

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/ab nawr"meuhl see/, n., pl. abnormalcies.
abnormality.
[ABNORMAL + -CY]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • abnormalcy — /ab nawr meuhl see/, n., pl. abnormalcies. abnormality. [ABNORMAL + CY] * * * …   Universalium

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  • normalcy — noun The state of being normal; the fact of being normal; normality. Designers can create normalcy out of chaos; they can clearly communicate ideas through the organizing and manipulating of words and pictures. Syn: normality Ant: abnormalcy …   Wiktionary

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