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dystopia

 [dis-to´pe-ah]
malposition; displacement. adj., adj dystop´ic.

dys·to·pi·a

(dis-tō'pē-ă),
Faulty or abnormal position of a part or organ.
Synonym(s): allotopia, malposition
[dys- + G. topos, place]

dystopia

/dys·to·pia/ (-to´pe-ah) malposition; displacement.

dys·to·pi·a

(dis-tō'pē-ă)
Faulty or abnormal position of a part or organ.
Synonym(s): malposition.
[dys- + G. topos, place]

dystopia

malposition; displacement.
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