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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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The cervix might have been congenitally stenosed, causing it not to yield to uterine contractions, or there may have been a history of unconfessed early pregnancy losses.
In this study, the most frequently observed anomaly was congenitally missing teeth and this finding is similar to the studies have been done before in Turkish children (10,18).
AEPs were recorded in 33 normal subjects and 37 congenitally blind individuals.
He says a study of their bones allowed in 1933 show hypodontia, or congenitally missing teeth, not detected on a recent X-ray of Richard's skull.
6% of patients had congenitally missing permanent maxillary lateral incisors, with equal distribution within each gender i.
Through 35 chapters, this reference details all invasive and non-invasive treatments for aging, diseased, and congenitally deformed skin, using lasers, light therapy, chemical peels, and dermabrasion.
Of the total 7 cases with coronary artery anomalies of origin and course, 2 patients had origin of the circumflex artery from the right coronary sinus, 2 patients had separate origin of the left anterior descending artery and circumflex artery from the left coronary sinus, one patient had left coronary artery originating from right sinus of valsalva and one patient had left coronary artery originating from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) and one patient had congenitally absent left circumflex artery.
The SWS figures show that this Administration is congenitally and socially blind, detached from reality and lacks the urgency to provide something substantial to alleviate poverty.
Lucas has a heart condition - congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries - but it doesn't cause him any problems and means he needs to be monitored annually.
4 % (n=6) of the subjects in group B had at least one congenitally missing third molar.
In the experiment presented in [5], congenitally blind and sighted (blindfolded) subjects were required to undergo spatial localization and non-spatial frequency discrimination tasks under free-field listening conditions in the peripheral acoustic region of space.
Every snarky word I've ever written (and believe me, there have been a considerable number) about Downton Abbey and its creator Julian Fellowes' staunch refusal to ever let anything that might be less than flattering to modern ears slip through an aristocrat's congenitally stiffened upper lip: the noticeable lack of concern over Cora's paternal Levinson-ness; the less than a flicker of any sense that perhaps the plight of those newly impoverished post-Revolution Russian refugees might feel slightly less tragic if one paused to consider the brutal oppression and systematic terror those of their class had inflicted on their countrymen for generations.

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