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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Malformation \Mal'for*ma"tion\, noun [Mal- + formation.] Ill formation; irregular or anomalous formation; abnormal or wrong conformation or structure; -- often used of body parts such as limbs which do not develop properly during fetal maturation. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

malformation

noun

1: an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed [syn: {deformity}, {malformation}, {misshapenness}]

2: something abnormal or anomalous [syn: {malformation}, {miscreation}]


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