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Definition 1: something abnormal or anomalous - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for malformation in the sense of this definition

(malformation is a kind of ...) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

"the surprise party was a complete failure"

(... is a kind of malformation ) something hideous or frightful

"they regarded the atom bomb as a monstrosity"

Definition 2: an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for malformation in the sense of this definition

(malformation is a kind of ...) a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health

(... is a kind of malformation ) a deformity in which there is an abnormal displacement of part of a limb away from the midline of the body

(... is a kind of malformation ) congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation

(... is a kind of malformation ) congenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique

(... is a kind of malformation ) abnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by rickets

(... is a kind of malformation ) congenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes

(... is a kind of malformation ) a deformity in which the space between the third and fourth toes extends up into the foot

(... is a kind of malformation ) a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw

(... is a kind of malformation ) deformity in which part of the brain protrudes through the skull

(... is a kind of malformation ) a deformity in which part of a limb is turned inward to an abnormal degree

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