malposition

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malposition

[¦mal·pə′zish·ən]
(medicine)
Abnormal position of an organ or other body structure, or of the fetus.
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Further intraoral inspection reveals an extremely narrowed, high-arched palate, with numerous malposed maxillary teeth.
Appliances with greater spring-back can more readily engage severely malposed teeth.
Other conditions that do not warrant service connection include: calculus; acute periodontal disease; removal of third molars (wisdom teeth), unless disease or pathology of the tooth developed after 180 days or more of active service or was due to combat or in-service trauma; impacted or malposed teeth and other development defects, unless disease or pathology of the tooth developed after 180 days or more of active service; and teeth extracted because of chronic periodontal disease unless they were extracted after 180 days or more of active service.