malformed

[ mal-fawrmd ]
/ mælˈfɔrmd /

adjective

faultily or anomalously formed.

Origin of malformed

First recorded in 1810–20; mal- + formed
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Word Origin and History for malformed

malformed


adj.

1801, from mal- + formed, past participle of form (v.).

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Medicine definitions for malformed

malformed

[ măl-fôrmd ]

adj.

Abnormally or faultily formed.
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