BODY DISFIGUREMENT

n. an obvious defect in appearance which is visible to the naked eye. It may be a congenital malformation or an accidental result of illness, injury, disease, or disability. It may also be the intentional product of modifications through surgery.

BODY DISFIGUREMENT: "Whether intentional or unintentional, body disfigurement has a way of changing how you look and how other people look at you."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BODY DISFIGUREMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-disfigurement/ (accessed April 2, 2020).
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