Dictionary » M » Malformations

Malformations

Malformation

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

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


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


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 ...

See entire post
by TonyF
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:41 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Thalidomide
Replies: 5
Views: 8331

Re:

... 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 ...

See entire post
by biohazard
Mon Mar 21, 2011 1:40 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alas the creationists are right though...
Replies: 15
Views: 24082

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.

See entire post
by enarees
Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are we all mutants?
Replies: 19
Views: 9319

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?

See entire post
by mmmmmm
Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are we all mutants?
Replies: 19
Views: 9319

Vitamin A

... related to avitaminosis (lack of night vision or bad night vision). Hipervitaminosis A is related with increased cancer risks, with facial malformations of the embryo during pregnancy or even with skin disorders (if you eat too many carrots which are rich in B-caroten your skin will become ...

See entire post
by xand_3r
Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:35 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Vitamin A
Replies: 4
Views: 3628
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,702 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link