- faulty or wrong position, especially of a part or organ of the body or of a fetus in the uterus.
Origin of malposition
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for malposition
In many of these cases the fissure will heal spontaneously when the malposition is rectified.
These causes often result in the creation and persistence of a malformation and malposition of the part.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
But there are edifices of this description which cry aloud to the gods by the force of their own ugliness and malposition.North America, Volume I (of 2)
- abnormal position of a bodily part
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.