Etymology
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malformation (n.)

also mal-formation, "faulty formation, irregular or anomalous structure," 1731, from mal- + formation.

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Definitions of malformation

malformation (n.)
an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed;
Synonyms: deformity / misshapenness
malformation (n.)
something abnormal or anomalous;
Synonyms: miscreation
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