- 1An abnormally formed part of the body: the drug may cause malformations in the developing embryoMore example sentences
- Doctors said that I was born with a cleft palate and lip - both congenital malformations of the face.
- It is well-known that the incidence of significant congenital malformations is 1.5 per cent of all pregnancies.
- She was shown shocking photographs of babies born with terrible congenital malformations.
- 1.1 [mass noun] Abnormality of shape or form: malformation of one or both earsMore example sentences
- Radiosurgery can effectively cure a number of abnormalities, arteriovenous malformation, acoustic tumors, or meningiomas.
- They found that absorption of heat caused damage to the ciliary body leading to malformation of the lens.
- They later learned he had been born with Potter's Syndrome, a disease that describes the total absence or malformation of infant kidneys.