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Malformations

Malformation

(Science: embryology) a morphologic defect resulting from an intrinsically abnormal developmental process.

Origin: L. Malus = evil, formatio = a forming


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Re: 6 fingers

... simply treated by tying it off with one suture. However, according to Plastic Surgeon Dallas hexadactyly can also be one of a number of congenital malformations affecting the baby. These cases are more complicated and require further evaluation. Hexadactyly can be seen on some prenatal ultrasound ...

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by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:10 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: 6 fingers
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Re: Thalidomide

... market after more than 10,000 babies exposed to thalidomide in the womb were born with severe adverse thalidomide birth defects including serious malformations and limb deformities. Types of birth defects caused by include: Missing limbs Phocomelia – Absence of majority of arm, with hand extending ...

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by TonyF
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:41 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Thalidomide
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... then he makes bad-legged, corss-eyed ones that are there just to be eaten by fit and handsome predators. And again, there are predators that have malformations and mutations and cannot hunt properly. They die of hunger and why? Because the Intelligent Designer decided it'd be fun to make animals ...

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by biohazard
Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:40 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alas the creationists are right though...
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Re: Are we all mutants?

What are some widespread malformations that are now considered normal for humans? I mean not like limbs or anything but something smaller, maybe internal? No - of course.

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by enarees
Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are we all mutants?
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Views: 10376

Are we all mutants?

What are some widespread malformations that are now considered normal for humans? I mean not like limbs or anything but something smaller, maybe internal?

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by mmmmmm
Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are we all mutants?
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