1. [ noun ] (medicine) an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
Synonyms: misshapenness malformation
Related terms: affliction clubfoot plagiocephaly pigeon_breast scaphocephaly arnold-chiari_deformity cleft_foot clawfoot
2. [ noun ] an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen
Synonyms: disfiguration disfigurement

"there were distinguishing disfigurements on the suspect's back" "suffering from facial disfiguration"

Related terms: appearance deface
Similar spelling:   deform