Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to, due to, or causing deformation

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to deformation (in all senses).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to deformation; tending to produce deformation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or causing change in either shape or size of a material body or geometric figure

Etymologies

deformation +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This disorder is called deformational plagiocephaly, which some people call flat-head syndrome or positional plagiocephaly.

    The Beauty of Love

  • GUPTA: It's called deformational plagiocephaly, a fancy term for a misshapen head, usually caused by infants 'heads resting on the same spot.

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2005

  • A new study by physician researchers from Hasbro Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston identifies risk factors for the severity of asymmetrical head shapes, known as deformational plagiocephaly (DP), or more commonly as flat head syndrome.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational ...

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Posted on: Thursday, 19 November 2009, 14: 55 CST A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational plagiocephaly - or the

    WN.com - Articles related to Fat chance for kids who are losing sleep

  • -- A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational plagiocephaly -- or the development of flat spots on an infant's head -- according to findings reported by Arizona State University scientists in the December issue of the journal Pediatrics.

    Science Blog - Science news straight from the source

  • Doctors diagnosed Caeden with a condition called deformational plagiocephaly.

    The Daily News Tribune Homepage RSS

  • Following is a chart that breaks down the differences between deformational plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis:

    The Beauty of Love

  • This is clearly a very small price to pay in order to avoid SIDS, but deformational plagiocephaly must be recognized when it occurs.

    The Beauty of Love

  • We have to be able to quickly distinguish between an intrinsic skull problem (craniosynostosis) and one that occurs on the extrinsic level (deformational plagiocephaly).

    The Beauty of Love

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.