From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Abnormality litterally refers to any deviation from the normal, the noun form of the adjective abnormal. More specifically, this could mean:
- Abnormality (behavior), behavior deviating from the normal or typical
- Gait abnormality, deviation from normal walking (gait)
- Congenital abnormality, condition which is present at the time of birth which varies from the standard presentation
- Models of abnormality, general hypotheses as to the nature of psychological abnormalities
A replacement for the earlier anormal French anormal, Late Latin anormalus for anomalus, Greek. Confused with Latin abnormis. See anomalous.
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