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adjective as in distorted

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Baby Doe, born in 1982 in Indiana with Down syndrome, Trisomy 21, and a malformed esophagus, required surgery to allow water and nutrients to reach his stomach.

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Those females are sterile, and they cannot bite people with their malformed mouthparts.

Last month, biomedical company Intellia reported promising results from a phase one trial of a CRISPR therapy that treats a rare disease caused by malformed proteins in the liver.

Existing drugs, approved by the FDA in 2018, silence the mRNA that produces the malformed thyretin protein, instead of altering its gene.

He said he was stepping down to join his wife in Maine, where she has been helping their daughter’s family care for a 2-year-old grandson born with a malformed heart.

It can be shocking at first—the copious amounts of nudity, ostentation, “O” faces, all twisted, layered, sometimes even malformed.

If from any cause the new being is seriously malformed or diseased, it is a common thing for the dam to miscarry.

What I found was that it had been twisted and malformed from birth, so that it was a center of continuous infection.

Assembled there they look like a lot of malformed giants, with oversized heads sunk curiously in their shoulders.

His right arm is malformed, and only a very strong man, with two strong arms, could have performed that feat.

Excepting between death and slavery, there was no choice for the weak or the malformed.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to malformed, such as: abnormal, contorted, crooked, deformed, grotesque, and irregular.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.