Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.malposed - characterized by malpositionmalposed - characterized by malposition; "crooked malposed teeth"
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
References in periodicals archive ?
A Class I malocclusion is described as a normal relationship of the molars, but the line of occlusion is incorrect because of malposed teeth, rotations, or other causes.
It is not uncommon to encounter a malposed or an impacted molar that can lead to different conditions like pericoronitis, abcess, tumors that can proceed to different systemic infections.
A female patient of 20 years old approached a private dental clinic with a complaint of malposed upper left tooth (Figure 1).