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[mal-fawr-mey-shuh n, -fer-] /ˌmæl fɔrˈmeɪ ʃən, -fər-/

faulty or anomalous or structure, especially in a living body:
malformation of the teeth.
the condition of being faulty or abnormal in form or shape
(pathol) a deformity in the shape or structure of a part, esp when congenital

also mal-formation, 1731, from mal- + formation.

malformation mal·for·ma·tion (māl’fôr-mā’shən)
Abnormal or anomalous formation or structure; deformity.


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