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malposition

[ mal-puh-zish-uhn ]
/ ˌmæl pəˈzɪʃ ən /
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noun Pathology.

faulty or wrong position, especially of a part or organ of the body or of a fetus in the uterus.

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Origin of malposition

First recorded in 1830–40; mal- + position
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British Dictionary definitions for malposition

malposition
/ (ˌmælpəˈzɪʃən) /

noun

abnormal position of a bodily part

Derived forms of malposition

malposed (mælˈpəʊzd), adjective
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Medical definitions for malposition

malposition
[ măl′pə-zĭshən ]

n.

dystopia
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