- non·de·for·mi·ty, noun, plural non·de·for·mi·ties.
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How to use deformity in a sentence
They can detect spinal deformities, bacterial infections, and the presence of parasites known as sea lice, which are often too tiny for the human eye to see.Inside Alphabet X’s new effort to combat climate change with seagrass | James Temple | November 9, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
The frail story line has been built in part on the potential discovery of a deformity in Tut’s left foot, along with 130 walking sticks found in his tomb.King Tut’s tomb still has secrets to reveal 100 years after its discovery | Bruce Bower | November 2, 2022 | Science News
Around the same time, researchers discovered that the Zika virus, which was mainly transmitted through mosquitoes, could pass from a pregnant person to their fetus and cause severe birth deformities.“God, No, Not Another Case.” COVID-Related Stillbirths Didn’t Have to Happen. | by Duaa Eldeib | August 4, 2022 | ProPublica
Smithsonian anthropologists, who helped direct the study, found evidence of childhood diseases and congenital deformities.Faces of the dead emerge from lost African American graveyard | Michael Ruane | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
While the resulting pig embryos had severe muscle deformities as they developed, their hearts beat as normal.How Scientists Grew Human Muscles in Pig Embryos, and Why It Matters for Organ Transplants | Shelly Fan | April 6, 2021 | Singularity Hub
The bones unearthed in the parking lot revealed that Richard did indeed have a deformity.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab | Clive Irving | July 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Anyway, physical deformity was not the most serious charge the Tudors brought against Richard.
Maude was born with facial deformity and hence not considered the marrying type.
William Hay died in England; remarkable for his deformity, on which he wrote an essay.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Also, that which especially exasperates the man of Taste in the sight of Vice is its deformity and disproportion.Charles Baudelaire, His Life | Thophile Gautier
The connection, then, between the cranial deformity and some underlying nervous disturbance might be assumed.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
As a public force he was no longer a human being at all—he was a deformity, a spectre conjured up to bring fright to the beholder.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
Almost any deformity or abnormality these days is called mutantism.The Status Civilization | Robert Sheckley
British Dictionary definitions for deformity
a deformed condition; disfigurement
pathol an acquired or congenital distortion of an organ or part
a deformed person or thing
a defect, esp of the mind or morals; depravity
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