Examples of deformity in a Sentence
a disease causing deformity of the spine
a primitive culture that cast aside infants born with deformities, allowing them to die of exposure to the elements
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Lupita Morales, medical program manager of Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, will explain Fresh Starts’ medical services that provide reconstructive surgery and health care therapies to disadvantaged children suffering from deformities.
Our disabilities and deformities are not a mistake, but part of God’s eternal plan.
People want to see your work (your weight loss, your accent, your physical deformity), and Armie Hammer doesn’t show his.
The disorder often causes fractures and deformities of the arms, legs and skull.
Fetal alcohol syndrome is associated with characteristic facial deformities and cognitive dysfunction.
When Emanuel Zayas was born, he was diagnosed with a rare disorder called polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, a condition that replaces multiple areas of bones with fibrous tissue and may cause fractures and deformity of the legs, arms, and skull.
Proprietary software converts the two-dimensional scan data into a three-dimensional map,or model, of the patient’s knee and bone geometry, correcting for deformities.
The plastic surgeon warns the skincare line won't correct skin deformities.
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Origin and Etymology of deformity
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsblight, blotch, defect, blemish, disfigurement, excrescence, excrescency, fault, flaw, imperfection, mar, mark, pockmark, scar
Related Wordsabnormality, distortion, irregularity, malformation, misshape; bug, glitch, kink; blot, blur, spot, stain, taint; damage, defacement, impairment, injury; failing, weakness
Near Antonymsadornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, ornament
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