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noun as in deformity

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He has had nine surgeries since birth due to a vascular malformation.

Abnormalities in the other gene’s protein product can cause malformations of the tooth root and tooth loss.

Get down and inspect the length of it, searching for any dents and other malformations.

To decimate the malformation, destroying the offending oil gland once it morphs into something with a head.

It is in like manner to an accidental malformation, that the Americans are indebted for their Otter breed of sheep.

It may be due to a lasting or a passing malformation of the teeth, palate, or tongue, or it may be simply a bad habit.

It can be in the form of a change in slant, a deliberate malformation of the individual letters.

The malformation of his foot was, even at this childish age, a subject on which he showed peculiar sensitiveness.

The old Duke really had a slight malformation of the ear, which really was more or less hereditary.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to malformation, such as: abnormality, defect, disfigurement, impairment, mutation, and injury.

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