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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Longitudinal risk of intracranial hemorrhage in patients with arteriovenous malformation of the brain within a defined population.
Life-threatening arteriovenous malformation of the maxillomandibular region and treatment outcomes.
These abnormal connections between arteries and veins in the lung are called pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs).
Developmental Venous Anomaly Serving as a Draining Vein of Brain Arteriovenous Malformation. Acta Clin Croat.
To the Editor: Arteriovenous malformations (AVM), also referred to as cirsoid aneurysm, arteriovenous aneurysm, arteriovenous fistula, and cavernous hemangioma, can occur in any organ in the body.
Since dermatologists rarely encounter such a giant asymptomatic arteriovenous malformation of scalp, we considered it apt to report the case to sensitise regarding this complex entity and stresses the importance of various radiological investigations in deciding further management.
Management of patients with brain arteriovenous malformations. Eur J Radiol 2003; 46: 195-205.
Out of 90 patients of our study 45 cases (50%) were traumatic haemorrhage, 18 cases (20%) were hypertensive haemorrhage, 15 were haemorrhage secondary to aneurysms (16.7%) and 4 cases due to Arteriovenous malformations (4.4%) remaining 8 cases (8.9%) include haemorrhage secondary to amyloid angiopathy (3 cases), haemorrhagic metastasis(1 case) & haemorrhagic Transformation of ischemic infarct (4 cases).
Anomalous unilateral single pulmonary vein masquerading as a pulmonary arteriovenous malformation. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2001;176:1333.
Sakaki, "Spinal cord arteriovenous malformation during pregnancy (author's transl)," Neurological Surgery, vol.
HHT-related neurological deficits and stroke are observed in 15% of patients and generally occur as a result of a right-to-left shunt induced by pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (PAVM).
Abbreviations AVM - arteriovenous malformation MRI - magnetic resonance imaging CT - computerized tomography SAH - subarachnoid hemorrhage Brain AVMs are responsible for 3% of strokes and 9% of subarachnoid hemorrhages [7, 8], affecting about 0.1% of population.