Associations to the word «Congenital»


CONGENITAL, adjective. (of a trait) Present since birth.
CONGENITAL AMPUTEE, noun. A person who was born with a partial or complete amputation affecting one or more limbs.
CONGENITAL DISORDER, noun. A birth defect.
CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT, noun. (disease) (cardiology) A defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels present at birth.
CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS, noun. Plural of congenital heart defect
CONGENITAL INSENSITIVITY TO PAIN, noun. (disease) A rare inborn disorder, the sufferers of which can not feel pain.

Dictionary definition

CONGENITAL, adjective. Present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope