malpositions

malposition

[mal-puh-zish-uhn]
noun Pathology.
faulty or wrong position, especially of a part or organ of the body or of a fetus in the uterus.

Origin:
1830–40; mal- + position

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malposition (ˌmælpəˈzɪʃən)
 
n
abnormal position of a bodily part
 
malposed
 
adj

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

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