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Meaning of MALFORMATION

Pronunciation:  `malfowr'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  something abnormal or anomalous
  2. [n]  an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
 

MALFORMATION is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: deformity, miscreation, misshapenness
 
 See Also: affliction, Arnold-Chiari deformity, chicken breast, clawfoot, cleft foot, clubfoot, failure, monstrosity, pes cavus, pigeon breast, plagiocephaly, scaphocephaly, talipes

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mal`for*ma"tion\, n. [Mal- + forniation.]
Ill formation; irregular or anomalous formation; abnormal or
wrong conformation or structure.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Malformation is the abnormal development of an organ or body part.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absurdity, anticness, bizarreness, bizarrerie, bowlegs, camelback, cleft palate, clubfoot, crookback, curiousness, defacement, deformation, deformity, disfigurement, distortion, fantasticality, flatfoot, freakishness, grotesqueness, grotesquerie, harelip, humpback, hunchback, knock-knee, kyphosis, lordosis, malconformation, misproportion, misshape, monstrosity, monstrousness, mutilation, oddity, outlandishness, peculiarity, quaintness, queerness, singularity, splayfoot, strangeness, swayback, talipes, teratism, teratology, torticollis, truncation, valgus, weirdness, wryneck
 

 

 

 

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