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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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This was considered as an arteriovenous malformation.
A study conducted by a center in Wroclaw (Guzinski, Hendrich, & Sasiadek, 2008) in a sample of 32 patients with intracranial arteriovenous malformations shows that single or multistage embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations should be the first choice method for treatment in most cases.
Massive prostatic bleeding after transurethral resection of the prostate in a patient with a congenital pelvic arteriovenous malformation.
HHT is characterized by the presence of epistaxis, mucocutaneous telangiectases, and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) in solid organs.
Arteriovenous malformation involving the thumb and hand: radical excision and reconstruction of multiple components.
CUTLINE: Adrian Beaudry, Shawna Corey and Aidan Rawson, in front, and Caitlin Vigeant, Chantal Goodwin, Kayla Souza, Ethan Rawson, director Andrew Bennett, Maura O'Halloran, choreographer Amy Brousseau, Erin Giroux and Stephanie LaForce performed in a Broadway musical revue at First Congregational Church to raise money for research into arteriovenous malformation.
It also analyzes neurosurgical endoscopy, intracranial shunts, and surgical clips for aneurysm and arteriovenous malformations.
So 30-year-old Sarah, who was diagnosed eight weeks ago with arteriovenous malformation (AVM), has decided against the invasive surgery to correct a condition which had remained undetected throughout her life.
In subarachnoid hemorrhage, blood seeps onto the brain's surface and merges with ambient cerebrospinal fluid, often as a result of a ruptured aneurysm or arteriovenous malformation.
Another patient had an arteriovenous malformation that was small and not easily accessed, and was managed conservatively.
Consider mass lesion, arteriovenous malformation, or collagen vascular disease.