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mal·for·ma·tion

 (măl′fôr-mā′shən)
n.
1. The condition of being malformed; deformity.
2. A body part that is malformed; a deformity.

malformation

(ˌmælfɔːˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. the condition of being faulty or abnormal in form or shape
2. (Pathology) pathol a deformity in the shape or structure of a part, esp when congenital
malˈformed adj

mal•for•ma•tion

(ˌmæl fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən, -fər-)

n.
faulty or anomalous formation or structure: malformation of the teeth.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malformation - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformedmalformation - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
affliction - a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
Arnold-Chiari deformity - deformity in which part of the brain protrudes through the skull
clawfoot, pes cavus - a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw
cleft foot - a deformity in which the space between the third and fourth toes extends up into the foot
clubfoot, talipes - congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
chicken breast, pigeon breast - abnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by rickets
plagiocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique
scaphocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
valgus - a deformity in which there is an abnormal displacement of part of a limb away from the midline of the body
varus - a deformity in which part of a limb is turned inward to an abnormal degree
2.malformation - something abnormal or anomalousmalformation - something abnormal or anomalous  
failure - an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure"
monstrosity - something hideous or frightful; "they regarded the atom bomb as a monstrosity"

malformation

noun
A disfiguring abnormality of shape or form:
Translations
تَشَوُّه
znetvoření
misdannelse
eltorzulástorzulás
nenormalus išsivystymas
izkroplojumskroplibamalformacija
znetvorenie
kusurluksakatlık

malformation

[ˈmælfɔːˈmeɪʃən] Nmalformación f, deformidad f

malformation

nMissbildung f

malformation

[ˌmælfɔːˈmeɪʃn] nmalformazione f

malformation

(ˌmalfoːˈmeiʃən) noun
abnormal shape of; part of the body that is badly formed. The x-ray shows malformation of the spine.

mal·for·ma·tion

n. deformación, anomalía o enfermedad esp. congénita.

malformation

n malformación f, deformidad f arteriovenous — malformación arteriovenosa
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Most of the Oddities would not, and many, on account of their malformations, could not, go through a day's field-work; but the Wax-moths, who were always busy on the brood-comb, found pleasant home occupations for them.
It does not stand to reason that men are reluctant to leave places where the very life is almost badgered out of them by importunate swarms of beggars and peddlers who hang in strings to one's sleeves and coat-tails and shriek and shout in his ears and horrify his vision with the ghastly sores and malformations they exhibit.
Hyde was pale and dwarfish, he gave an impression of deformity without any nameable malformation, he had a displeasing smile, he had borne himself to the lawyer with a sort of murderous mixture of timidity and boldness, and he spoke with a husky, whispering and somewhat broken voice; all these were points against him, but not all of these together could explain the hitherto unknown disgust, loathing and fear with which Mr.
The old Duke really had a slight malformation of the ear, which really was more or less hereditary.
SCC malformations are mostly reported in congenital syndromes with multiple deformities such as coloboma, heart defects, atresia choanae, growth retardation, genital abnormalities, and ear abnormalities syndrome.
Brain Arteriovenous Malformations and Arteriovenous Fistulas (online access included)
The subcutaneous thickening consisted of macrocystic, multiseptated lesions consistent with lymphatic malformations.
Congenital malformations were classified according to the ICD-10 classification.
Since thalidomide, the medical community has sought to ensure that we do not miss any safety signal that a drug could cause malformations or developmental delays after in utero exposure.
These malformations in both deep and superficial venous systems and can be localized or diffuse.
Anorectal malformations are rare occurrences characterized by the absence or abnormal localization of the anus.