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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

abnormal placement.

fetal malposition
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Various problems like, mobile pre maxillary segment, malposed anterior teeth, unfavourable soft tissue, tense maxillary lip in case of smaller defect make the provision of fixed prosthesis difficult.
7) Malposed maxillary and mandibular incisors and canine with loss of proximal contact.
Exclusion criteria included: allergy to anti-inflammatory drugs, mentally handicapped and terminally ill patients, malposed teeth, teeth with immature root apices.