Congenital

Present at birth

Congenital

A condition or disease present at birth. May be - Genetic e.g. Down`s syndrome or - Acquired before birth e.g. Congenital syphilis - NB, a congenital condition may be present at birth, but not be recognised e.g. Muscular dystrophy, which probably will not be diagnosed until the child fails to walk at the expected age

Congenital

Describing a condition that is recognized at birth or that is believed to have been present since birth. Can be inherited or caused by environmental factors.

Congenital

Acquired during prenatal life. Condition exists at or dates from birth. Often used in the context of congenital (birth) defects.
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congenital

[adj] - present at birth but not necessarily hereditary
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congenital

Trait, condition or disorder that exists in an organism from birth. After [9]
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Congenital

present or existing at the time of birth
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Congenital

Congenital means a condition that is present at birth- the condition could be hereditary or develop during pregnancy.
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Congenital

A condition that is present at the time of birth
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Congenital

Present at birth.
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Congenital

Congenital: Present at birth. A condition that is congenital is one that is present at birth. There are numerous uses of 'congenital' in medicine. There are, for example, congenital abnormalities. (For more examples, see below.) Versus 'genetic': One dictionary erroneously defines 'congenital' as meaning: 'Occurring prior to birth, due to parent's ...
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Congenital

Con·gen'i·tal adjective [ From Congenite .] Existing at, or dating from, birth; pertaining to one from birth; born with one; connate; constitutional; natural; as, a congenital deformity. See Connate .
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congenital

<embryology> Existing at and usually before, birth, referring to conditions that are present at birth, regardless of their causation. ... Origin: L. Congenitus = born together ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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congenital

inborn adjective present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
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congenital

(kәn-jen´ĭ-tәl) existing at, and usually before, birth; referring to conditions that are present at birth, regardless of their causation. Cf. hereditary.
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Congenital

• (a.) Existing at, or dating from, birth; pertaining to one from birth; born with one; connate; constitutional; natural; as, a congenital deformity. See Connate.
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congenital

(L. congenitus born together) existing at, and usually before; birth; referring to conditions that are present at birth, regardless of their causation.
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congenital

congenital 1. Present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development. 2. Existing at, and usually before, birth. Referring to conditions that are present at birth, regardless of their causation.
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Congenital

Any trait present at birth, whether the result of a genetic or nongenetic factor.
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congenital

Any trait or condition that exists from birth.
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Congenital

A characteristic, condition or disease that is recognized at birth, or that is believed to have been present since birth, including conditions which are inherited or caused by an environmental factor.
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congenital

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon-jen′i-tăl Definitions: 1. Existing at birth, referring to certain mental or physical traits, anomalies, malformations, diseases, and like findings, which may be either hereditary or due to an influence occurring during gestation up to the moment of birth. Synonyms: congenitus
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congenital

present at birth.
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Congenital

Present at birth; may have genetic or environmental causes.
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CONGENITAL

Present at birth.
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