Failure during embryonic development of normal rotation of all or part of an organ or system such as gut tube or kidney.

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mal·ro·ta·tion .mal-rō-'tā-shən n improper rotation of a bodily part and esp. of the intestines <ascites associated with \malrotation of the intestines (Biol. Abstracts)>
mal·ro·ta·ted -'rō-.tāt-əd adj

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mal·ro·ta·tion (mal″ro-taґshən) 1. abnormal or pathologic rotation, as of the vertebral column. 2. failure of normal rotation of an organ, such as the midgut, during embryonic development.

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