All possible synonyms of the word Abnormalcy as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abnormality, abnormalcy


  • an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies


  • abnormality
  • abnormalcy


  • physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions


  • acardia: congenital absence of the heart (as in the development of some monsters)
  • acephalia, acephaly, acephalism: absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
  • acorea: absence of the pupil in an eye
  • acromicria, acromikria: abnormally small extremities (underdeveloped fingers and toes)
  • acromphalus: abnormal protrusion of the navel; sometimes the start of umbilical hernia
  • amastia: absence of the mammary glands (either through surgery or developmental defect)
  • aneuploidy: an abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete)
  • anorchism, anorchidism, anorchia: absence of one of both testes
  • asynclitism, obliquity: the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
  • atresia: an abnormal condition in which a normal opening or tube in the body (as the urethra) is closed or absent
  • brachydactyly, brachydactylia: abnormal shortness of fingers and toes
  • cryptorchidy, cryptorchidism, cryptorchism: failure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
  • deviated septum: abnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity)
  • dextrocardia: abnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest
  • ectrodactyly: congenital abnormality involving the absence of some fingers or toes
  • erethism: an abnormally high degree of irritability or sensitivity to stimulation of an organ or body part
  • fetal distress, foetal distress: an abnormal condition of a fetus; usually discovered during pregnancy and characterized by an abnormal heart rhythm
  • hepatomegaly, megalohepatia: abnormal enlargement of the liver
  • inversion: abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)
  • transposition, heterotaxy: any abnormal position of the organs of the body
  • pneumothorax: abnormal presence of air in the pleural cavity resulting in the collapse of the lung; may be spontaneous (due to injury to the chest) or induced (as a treatment for tuberculosis)
  • macrencephaly: an abnormally large braincase
  • hydatid mole, hydatidiform mole, molar pregnancy: an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid-filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus
  • hydramnios: an abnormality of pregnancy; accumulation of excess amniotic fluid
  • hypervitaminosis: an abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively; can be serious for vitamins A or D or K
  • hypospadias: an abnormal condition in males in which the urethra opens on the under surface of the penis
  • lagophthalmos: abnormal condition in which an eye cannot close completely
  • mental abnormality: any abnormality of mental function
  • nanophthalmos: condition in which both eyes are abnormally small but otherwise normal
  • palmature: an abnormality in which the fingers are webbed
  • dysplasia: abnormal development (of organs or cells) or an abnormal structure resulting from such growth
  • hydrocephalus, hydrocephaly: an abnormal condition in which cerebrospinal fluid collects in the ventricles of the brain; in infants it can cause abnormally rapid growth of the head and bulging fontanelles and a small face; in adults the symptoms are primarily neurological
  • abrachia: the condition of having no arms
  • progeria: a rare abnormality marked by premature aging (grey hair and wrinkled skin and stooped posture) in a child
  • atypicality, untypicality: any state that is not typical
  • arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation, regression: an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely
  • aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance: a state or condition markedly different from the norm
  • cyclopia: a developmental abnormality in which there is only one eye
  • spinal curvature: an abnormal curvature of the vertebral column
  • subnormality: the state of being less than normal (especially with respect to intelligence)
  • anomaly, anomalousness: deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
  • gynecomastia: excessive development of the breasts in males; usually the result of hormonal imbalance or treatment with certain drugs (including some antihypertensives)
  • infantilism: an abnormal condition in which an older child or adult retains infantile characteristics
  • macrocephaly, megacephaly, megalocephaly: an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical
  • microbrachia: abnormally small arms
  • microcephaly, microcephalus, nanocephaly: an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain
  • pachycheilia: an abnormal thickness of the lips
  • phimosis: an abnormal tightness of the foreskin preventing retraction over the glans
  • irritation: (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation; "any food produced irritation of the stomach"
  • retroversion, retroflection, retroflexion: a turning or tilting backward of an organ or body part; "retroversion of the uterus"
  • sequela: any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment; "paralysis is one of the sequelae of poliomyelitis"
  • strabismus, squint: abnormal alignment of one or both eyes
  • torticollis, wryneck: an unnatural condition in which the head leans to one side because the neck muscles on that side are contracted
  • varix: abnormally enlarged or twisted blood vessel or lymphatic vessel

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