deviant behavior that results from being publicly labeled as deviant and treated as an outsider.
- Secondary deviation
secondary deviation n. The deviation of the healthy eye when an eye with a paralyzed muscle focuses on an object.
noun 1. See under diagonal (def 9). adjective 1. Mathematics. connecting two nonadjacent angles or vertices of a polygon or polyhedron, as a straight line. extending from one edge of a solid figure to an opposite edge, as a plane. 2. having an oblique direction. 3. having oblique lines, ridges, markings, etc. noun 4. a […]
- Secondary digestion
secondary digestion n. Digestion of nutrients by the cells of the body, especially through metabolic activity, as opposed to the breakdown of nutrients by primary digestion.
- Secondary disease
secondary disease n. A disease that follows and results from an earlier disease, injury, or event. A wasting disorder that follows the successful transplantation of bone marrow into a patient whose immune system has been destroyed by radiation, usually accompanied by fever, diarrhea, and dermatitis.