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malposition

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

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

(dis-tō'pē-ă)
Faulty or abnormal position of a part or organ.
Synonym(s): malposition.
[dys- + G. topos, place]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

malposition

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