congenital abnormality

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n congenital abnormality a defect that is present at birth
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Usage

In literature:

He married at 24, and has had two children, both of whom showed congenital physical abnormalities.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Sometimes valves are torn by sudden, extreme muscular effort or a congenital abnormality.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
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In news:

A congenital heart abnormality killed University High School lacrosse player Daniel Valenson on Tuesday, the medical examiner's office said.
S Gopalakrishnan, MS. Branchial cleft fistulae are rare congenital anomalies that arise from the abnormal persistence of branchial remnants.
Prune -belly syndrome is a congenital disorder characterized by the clinical triad of cryptorchidism, hypoplasia of the abdominal musculature, and abnormalities of the urinary tract.
Hernia uterus inguinale, a condition in which endometrium and myometrium are found in an ectopic location in the inguinal canal, is a rare congenital abnormality in women.
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