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malformation

noun [C or U] uk   /ˌmæl.fəˈmeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-fɚ-/
the condition of being wrongly formed, or a part of something, such as part of the body, that is wrongly formed: Exposure to radiation can lead to malformation of the embryo. She was born critically ill with a severe malformation of the heart.
malformed
adjective uk   /-ˈfɔːmd/  us   /-fɔːrmd/
Translations of “malformation”
in Vietnamese dị tật…
in Spanish malformación…
in Thai รูปร่างที่ผิดปกติ…
in Malaysian kecacatan bentuk…
in French difformité…
in German die Deformation…
in Chinese (Traditional) 畸形(體), 變形(體)…
in Indonesian cacat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 畸形(体), 变形(体)…
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