malrotation

noun
mal·​ro·​ta·​tion | \ ˌmal-rō-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce malrotation (audio) \

Medical Definition of malrotation

: improper rotation of a bodily part and especially of the intestines ascites associated with malrotation of the intestinesBiological Abstracts

Other Words from malrotation

malrotated \ -​ˈrō-​ˌtāt-​əd How to pronounce malrotated (audio) \ adjective

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“Malrotation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/malrotation. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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