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congenital

denoting or relating to any nonhereditary condition, esp an abnormal condition, existing at birth

congenital

[kən′jen·əd·əl]
(medicine)
Dating from or existing before birth.
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Al Mansouri had earlier said that the Emirati women had underwent sex-change operations in a European country after suffering from congenital defects and having masculine features, including 'too much' hair on their legs, deep voices and other features "that distinguished them from women".
Investigations suggest that these hernias can be acquired through congenital defects in the diaphragm (Larrey's space) (6,12).
Autosomal recessive genes are known to control formation of congenital defects (Hoogmoed et al.
Table 3 shows correlation of degree of consanguinity with Occurrence of congenital defects which shows zero case born to parents having consanguineous marriage of degree one, followed by 21 cases and 27 cases out of total 182 cases born to parents having second and third degree of consanguineous marriage respectively.
According to an official source from the KAMC, doctors found that the success rate of the surgery would be 60 to 70 percent due to congenital defects in the twins.
Tackling another major public health concern, the Government of India's Universal Immunization Programme is set to introduce a vaccine against rubella which causes severe congenital defects in newborns, like blindness, deafness and heart defects.
Congenital defects are abnormalities of structure or function present at birth.
The UK National Screening Committee revealed today that babies will be given heart tests in a bid to spot congenital defects as part of a pilot programme.
This ideology relegates neonates, especially those infants with congenital defects, to an expendable status.
Oral clefts (OCs) are a heterogeneous and important group of congenital defects with prevalence of 1:600-1,000 among newborns.
Coping with a child born with congenital defects can cause lots of stress and worry for families.
Renevia is a unique biomaterial used as a delivery matrix for autologous adipose derived cells to treat the loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue (lipoatrophies) arising from trauma, surgical resection and congenital defects and disease, according to the company.

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