Definition of Malposed

1. Adjective. Characterized by malposition. "Crooked malposed teeth"

Similar to: Crooked

Definition of Malposed

1. being in the wrong position [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Malposed

malpighian corpuscles
malpighian glands
malpighian glomerulus
malpighian layer
malpighian nodules
malpighian pyramid
malpighian rete
malpighian stigmas
malpighian stratum
malpighian tubule
malpighian tubules
malpighian tuft
malpighian vesicles
malposed (current term)
malposed tooth
malpractice insurance
malrotated ear
malrotation / midgut volvulus
malrotation of the intestine

Literary usage of Malposed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and practice of obstetrics by Gunning S. Bedford (1869)
"Causea of Manual Labor—Malposition of the Fœtus—How may the Foetus be malposed?—Exhaustion, how Divided—Positive and Relative Exhaustion—Importance of the ..."

2. The International Journal of Orthodontia and Oral Surgery (1921)
"The movement of the malposed tooth or teeth to normal position in the dental arch is accomplished by distending, shifting or contracting the arch wire or ..."

3. Practical orthodontia by Martin Dewey (1919)
"First, it is a mechanical device for exerting force upon malposed teeth, which is the necessary feature. If the appliance is mechanically imperfect and does ..."

4. Applied Orthodontia: An Introductory Text for Students and Practitioners of by James David McCoy (1922)
"Labial arch wire adjusted to the upper teeth, showing force applications being made to malposed teeth through the medium of ligatures. Some of the malposed ..."

5. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1876)
"canines have been sacrificed, the space closed up, and the permanent teeth malposed, with little hope of their ever assuming, unaided, their rightful ..."

6. Elementary and Dental Radiography by Howard Riley Raper (1918)
"An unerupted malposed cuspid. No room for it in the dental arch. Observe the tipping of the lateral, which is probably due to the pressure of the cuspid ..."

7. The Surgery of Oral Diseases and Malformations: Their Diagnosis and Treatment by George Van Ingen Brown (1912)
"Long-continued nasal and antral diseases have been proved to be due to malposed teeth in these situations. Blindness, deafness, tinnitus aurium, ..."

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