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malposition

[mal-puh-zish-uh n] /ˌmæl pəˈzɪʃ ən/
noun, Pathology
1.
faulty or wrong position, especially of a part or organ of the body or of a fetus in the uterus.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; mal- + position
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British Dictionary definitions for malposition

malposition

/ˌmælpəˈzɪʃən/
noun
1.
abnormal position of a bodily part
Derived Forms
malposed (mælˈpəʊzd) adjective
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malposition in Medicine

malposition mal·po·si·tion (māl'pə-zĭsh'ən)
n.
See dystopia.

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