malposition

noun
mal·​po·​si·​tion | \ ˌmal-pə-ˈzi-shən How to pronounce malposition (audio) \

Definition of malposition

: wrong or faulty position

Examples of malposition in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some risks are common and ultimately manageable: dribbling while urinating, blockages or leaks in the new urethral plumbing, malposition or extrusion of the erectile device. New York Times, 10 May 2022 Some scars are very noticeable because of the malposition of the skin. Carlos Wolf, miamiherald, 9 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of malposition

circa 1839, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of malposition was circa 1839

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Last Updated

14 May 2022

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“Malposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malposition. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for malposition

malposition

noun
mal·​po·​si·​tion | \ ˌmal-pə-ˈzish-ən How to pronounce malposition (audio) \

Medical Definition of malposition

: wrong or faulty position fetal malpositions

Other Words from malposition

malpositioning \ -​ˈzish(-​ə)-​niŋ How to pronounce malposition (audio) \ noun

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