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(of a person or part of the body) not having the normal or natural shape or form; misshapen:‘his deformed hands’
- ‘In the former Yugoslavia, a "deformed workers state" was created through somewhat different means.’
- ‘It is not true that every cow has four stomachs - there are deformed specimens with three or five apiece.’
- ‘Containing 11 recent, life-size portrait statues of physically deformed individuals, the show had New York critics buzzing for weeks.’
- ‘Because of his deformed spine, he cannot sit down to rest.’
- ‘She'll use that deformed arm to play the piano passably well and to complete elaborate needlework projects.’
- ‘The doctor is shown removing a deformed infant from its sobbing parents care.’
- ‘In addition to the principal units, deformed remnants of mafic dykes are abundant.’
- ‘The wives of US servicemen who were exposed to Agent Orange gave birth to a disproportionate number of deformed babies.’
- ‘What he does provide are gross out jokes, amateurish animation techniques, and hideous images of the human body and deformed flesh.’
- ‘He lit the candle and stared at his poor deformed limb.’
- ‘There are pictures of burned and deformed babies and articles explaining the injustices our country has been perpetrating.’
- ‘There has been an increase in deformed children being born.’
- ‘Her novel tells of an infant born with wings and the chaos into which this "deformed" child throws a shocked society.’
- ‘The condition can leave children with severe growth problems, missing or deformed limbs, seizures, heart and gastro-intestinal disorders as well as learning and behavioural difficulties.’
- ‘There were far too many deformed sperm in the sample.’
- ‘In a more advance stage, an atretic follicle is easily distinguished without examination of its internal structure by its deformed or shrunken appearance.’
- ‘A study of crack formation in fatigue can be facilitated by interrupting the fatigue test to remove the deformed surface by electro polishing.’
- ‘In addition, there is now more control regarding which areas of the desired face get deformed.’
- ‘The most obvious answer is the risk of producing severely deformed children.’
- ‘These deformed prions clump together and produce holes in the brain, leading to increasing loss of neural function and eventually to death.’
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