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malformation

Pathol a deformity in the shape or structure of a part, esp when congenital

malformation

[‚mal·fər′mā·shən]
(medicine)
A deformity of a part of the body resulting from abnormal development.
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We isolated SHUV from the pathologic fetal brain of a malformed lamb, an unusual laboratory finding because, although Simbu viruses are readily isolable from vectors or exposed animals during the 3 or 4 days of viremia, they are seldom isolable from pathologic specimens collected for study of congenital malformations.
126 of 8752, 63 of 5245, 28 among 2068, 12 of 520 and 3 among 87 belonging to the parity of 1,2,3,4, above 5 respectively had malformed babies.
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The Eye is exposed to so much material from companies that has been massaged, manipulated or malformed by the devious hand of PR that it sometimes loses track of what the true story is--as readers of this semi-humorous column may confirm.
The principle is to send malformed testing data to targets through Socket APIs and monitor the exceptions appeared in targets [14][16][22][23][24].
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL Supreme Court justices in Brazil voted to legalize the abortion of fetuses without brains or those with malformed brains, despite an effort of thousands of praying Brazilians outside of the court, urging the justices to vote differently.
Since the discovery of Schmallenberg virus in November 2011, the spread of the virus has now resulted in malformed new-born lambs and calves on farms in at least five European countries," he said.
These systems, which normally enable the bacteria to detect and eject malformed proteins, interpret the PGRPs as just such malformed proteins.
The genes are thought to regulate bone repair and may explain why the bones of people with the condition become enlarged and malformed.