HyperDic: deformity

English > 2 senses of the word deformity:
NOUNstatedeformity, malformation, misshapennessan affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
attributedeformity, disfigurement, disfigurationan appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen
deformity > pronunciation
Soundsdihfao'rmahtiy
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English > deformity: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningAn affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed.
Synonymsmalformation, misshapenness
NarrowerArnold-Chiari deformitydeformity in which part of the brain protrudes through the skull
clawfoot, pes cavusA deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw
cleft footA deformity in which the space between the third and fourth toes extends up into the foot
clubfoot, talipescongenital deformity of the foot usually marked by a curled shape or twisted position of the ankle and heel and toes
pigeon breast, chicken breastAbnormal protrusion of the breastbone caused by rickets
plagiocephalycongenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique
scaphocephalycongenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow
valgusA deformity in which there is an abnormal displacement of part of a limb away from the midline of the body
varusA deformity in which part of a limb is turned inward to an abnormal degree
BroaderafflictionA condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
Spanishdeformidad, malformación
Catalanmalformació
Adjectivesdeformedso badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly
English > deformity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningAn appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen.
Synonymsdisfigurement, disfiguration
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Spanishdeformidad, desfiguración
Catalandeformitat, desfiguració
Adjectivesdeformedso badly formed or out of shape as to be ugly

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