Deformity

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Deformity Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen; "there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect''s back"; "suffering from facial disfiguration"
  • an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed ,
  • an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen; "there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back"; "suffering from facial disfiguration"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Deformity'


  • Deformity: A deformity, dysmorphism, or dysmorphic feature is a major difference in the shape of a body part or organ compared to the average shape of ...
  • Varus deformity: In orthopedics , a varus deformity is a term for the inward angulation of the distal segment of a bone or joint. The opposite of varus is ...
  • Valgus deformity: In orthopedics , a valgus deformity is a condition in which a bone or joint is twisted outward from the center of the body The opposite ...
  • Madelung's deformity: Madelung's deformity is usually characterized by malformed wrist s and wrist bones , accompanied by short stature and is often ...
  • Sprengel's deformity: Sprengel's deformity (also known as High scapula or Congenital high scapula) is a rare congenital skeletal abnormality where a person ...
  • Haglund's deformity: Haglund’s deformity (aka the Mulhulland Deformity) is a bony enlargement on the back of the heel that most often leads to painful bursitis ...
  • Boutonniere deformity: Boutonniere deformity is a deformed position of the finger s or toes, in which the joint nearest the knuckle (PIP) is permanently bent ...
  • Beautiful Deformity: Beautiful Deformity (stylized as BEAUTIFUL DEFORMITY in Japan) is the seventh studio album by Japan ese visual kei rock band The Gazette ...
  • Gibbus deformity: A Gibbus deformity is a form of structural kyphosis , where one or more adjacent vertebrae become wedged. Gibbus deformity can be a ...

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'Deformity' example sentence in quotations


* Physical deformity, calls forth our charity. But the infinite misfortune of moral deformity calls forth nothing but hatred and vengeance. - Clarence Darrow

* Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot-binding. - Dean Gooderham Acheson


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Deformity Sample Sentences in News


  • Globus Medical Announces the SILC Fixation System for the Deformity Market
    Globus Medical, Inc. , a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer, continues to innovate in the treatment of complex deformity with the launch of the SILC™ Fixation System. Read more on this news related to 'Deformity'
  • Unique IMRIS hybrid OR enables highly complex deformity correction at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
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  • Press Release
    Globus Medical Inc. (NYSE:GMED) a leading musculoskeletal implant manufacturer continues to innovate in the treatment of complex deformity with the launch of the SILC™ Fixation System. Read more on this news related to 'Deformity'

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