Definition of malformation
: irregular, anomalous, abnormal, or faulty formation or structure
Examples of malformation in a sentence
The condition is marked by malformation of the spine.
She underwent surgery to correct a heart malformation.
First Known Use of malformation
MALFORMATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of malformation for English Language Learners
medical : a condition in which part of the body does not have the normal or expected shape
MALFORMATION Defined for Kids
Definition of malformation for Students
: something that is badly or wrongly formed
Medical Definition of malformation
: irregular, anomalous, abnormal, or faulty formation or structure <congenital malformations>
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