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de·for·mi·ty

 (dĭ-fôr′mĭ-tē)
n. pl. de·for·mi·ties
1. The state of being deformed.
2. A bodily malformation, distortion, or disfigurement.
3. A deformed person or thing.
4. Gross ugliness or distortion.

deformity

(dɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. a deformed condition; disfigurement
2. (Pathology) pathol an acquired or congenital distortion of an organ or part
3. a deformed person or thing
4. (Psychology) a defect, esp of the mind or morals; depravity

de•form•i•ty

(dɪˈfɔr mɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality or state of being deformed or disfigured.
2. an abnormally formed part of the body.
3. a deformed person or thing.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old French < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deformity - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformeddeformity - 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.deformity - an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen; "there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back"; "suffering from facial disfiguration"
appearance, visual aspect - outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

deformity

noun
1. abnormality, defect, malformation, disfigurement facial deformities in babies
2. distortion, irregularity, misshapenness, misproportion Bones grind against each other, leading to pain and deformity.

deformity

noun
A disfiguring abnormality of shape or form:
Translations
تَشَوُّهتَشْويه
deformita
deformitetmisdannelsevanskabelse
testi fogyatékosság
afmyndun; bæklunbæklun
biçimsizliksakatlıkşekil/biçim bozukluğu

deformity

[dɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ] Ndeformidad f

deformity

[dɪˈfɔːrmɪti] ndifformité f

deformity

nDeformität f, → Verunstaltung f; (of person)Deformität f, → Missgestalt f; (of mind)Krankhaftigkeit f

deformity

[dɪˈfɔːmɪtɪ] n (of body) → deformità f inv

deform

(diˈfoːm) verb
to spoil the shape of. Heat deforms plastic.
deˈformed adjective
twisted out of the correct shape. His foot was deformed.
deˈformityplural deˈformities noun
1. the state of being badly shaped or formed. Drugs can cause deformity.
2. a part which is not the correct shape. A twisted foot is a deformity.

de·for·mi·ty

n. deformidad, irregularidad, defecto congénito o adquirido.

deformity

n (pl -ties) deformidad f
References in periodicals archive ?
Born with an upper limb reduction deformity (a birth defect that occurs when a part of the arm fails to form completely), Sampaga has not allowed her physical limitation stop her from doing well in sports.
Patients often exhibit congenital anomalies that include limb defects; reduction deformity of the arms and forearms; no digits or missing digits on the hands; reduction deformity of the legs; hind legs; no digits or missing digits on the feet; spinal dysraphism; congenital diaphragmatic hernia; lung hypoplasia or lung agenesis; thoracopagus; micrognathia; microgastria; craniostenostosis; anal atresia or anal stenosis; hypoplasia; and, polysplenia.
Incidence of selected malformations reported to the Birth Defects Monitoring Program, 1970-1971 and 1976-1977 Cases Malformation 1970-1971 1976-1977 change Anencephaly 949 833 Spina bifida without anencephaly 1,306 1,053 Hydrocephalus without spina bifida 833 925 Transposition of great vessels 131 175 Ventricular septal defect 770 1,889 Patent ductus arteriosus 686 2,804 Cleft palate without cleft lip 873 1,093 Cleft lip with or without cleft palate 1,715 1,890 Clubfoot without CNS([dagger]) defects 4,756 4,912 Reduction deformity 547 705 Hip dislocation without CNS defects 1,382 6,407 Tracheo-esophageal fistula 289 327 Rectal atresia and stenosis 648 679 Renal agenesis 123 263 Hypospadias 3,565 5,036 Down's syndrome 1,413 1,590 Rates(*) 1970-1971 1976-1977 Anencephaly 5.