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malposition

 [mal″po-zish´un]
abnormal placement; called also displacement. See also ectopia.

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]

malposition

/mal·po·si·tion/ (-pah-zish´un) abnormal or anomalous placement.

malposition

(măl′pə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
An abnormal position, as of an organ or a body part.

malposition

[mal′pəzish′ən]
a wrong or faulty placement of a body part, such as in an untreated fracture.

dys·to·pi·a

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

malposition

1. Abnormal location of any part of the body.
2. During pregnancy, an abnormal lie of the fetus in the womb.

malposition,

n a faulty or abnormal position of a part of the body.
malposition of jaw,
n an abnormal position of the mandible.
malposition of teeth,
n an improper position of teeth in relationship to the basal bone of the alveolar process, to adjacent teeth, or to opposing teeth.

malposition

abnormal placement.

fetal malposition