malformation definition

  • noun:
    • Abnormal or anomalous formation or structure; deformity.
    • An abnormal development.
    • An abnormal developmental feature of offspring.
    • Ill development; irregular or anomalous development; abnormal or wrong conformation or structure; -- often made use of of body parts like limbs that do not develop properly during fetal maturation.
    • Faulty development; irregular or anomalous development or framework, especially in a full time income human body; a deviation from normal kind or framework in a choice of the complete or perhaps in section of an organ. Additionally, until recently, maleformation.
    • something abnormal or anomalous
    • an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed

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