malposition

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mal·po·si·tion

 (măl′pə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
An abnormal position, as of an organ or a body part.
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malposition

(ˌmælpəˈzɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) abnormal position of a bodily part
malposed adj
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mal•po•si•tion

(ˌmæl pəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
faulty or wrong position, esp. of a fetus in the uterus.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malposition - faulty positionmalposition - faulty position      
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
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mal·po·si·tion

n. posición inadecuada.
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Patients with obesity, malposition of teeth, microstomia, macroglossia, edentulous or with artificial dentures, cervical spondylosis, short neck, contractures of neck, neck swellings, post radiation fibrosis, developmental anomalies which may affect airway assessment and in whom difficult intubation was expected were excluded from the study.
As explained by Ortoplus, the company from Malaga that has been focusing on the development and improvement of invisible orthodontics for the last five years, a set of transparent splints gradually corrects the malposition of teeth by means of 3D software and printing technology, which is unique in Andalusia.