The bones unearthed in the parking lot revealed that Richard did indeed have a deformity.
When the deformity is compensatory to shortening of the limb, it is usually said to be a mistake to correct the equinus.
deformity, caused by rotting of the bones of these parts is not infrequent.
But if the patient has reached such an age that the deformity is fixed, then the only remedy is that of operation.
For all his deformity and declining years, she descended on us like Paul Revere.
This deformity they have from their birth, and not from any particular malady; and nevertheless they are exceedingly active.
He at one time inquired if the princess were free from any deformity.
The deformity, however, is liable to be reproduced unless a retentive apparatus is securely applied.
Perhaps my deformity has reacted upon my soul and twisted that.
When these cases recover a horrible amount of deformity often remains to mark the ravages of the disease.
early 15c., diformyte, from Old French deformité "deformity, disfigurement," from Latin deformitatem (nominative deformitas) "ugliness," from deformis "misformed, misshapen," from deformare (see deform).
deformity de·for·mi·ty (dĭ-fôr'mĭ-tē)
The state of being deformed.
A deviation from the normal shape or size of a body part, resulting in disfigurement.