Examples of malformation in a Sentence
The condition is marked by malformation of the spine.
She underwent surgery to correct a heart malformation.
Recent Examples of malformation from the Web
Here's how a 36-year-old actress finally got the right diagnosis and treatment for her arteriovenous malformation, or AVM.
Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are capillaries that are enlarged or deformed and thin-walled, making them vulnerable to leaks — which can lead to stroke or seizure.
After a severe accident it was discovered that her 10-year-old brother had a serious spine malformation.
Babies of normal-weight mothers had a 3.4% risk of a major congenital malformation, the researchers calculated.
A total of 43,550 of the infants -- 3.5% -- had a major congenital malformation, the researchers found when looking at the medical records.
Overall, the study showed, the risk of a major malformation was higher in boys, 4.1%, than in girls, 2.8%.
Using data from these scans, the researchers determined the extent of the eye malformation and the size of the eye socket.
Broken down by cause of death, the rate of babies who died from congenital malformations — the leading cause of infants' deaths — dropped by 11%.
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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
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Definition of malformation for Students
medical Definition of malformation
- congenital malformations
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