• (adj): Present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development.
    Synonyms: inborn, innate, inherent

Some articles on congenital:

Congenital Hypoplastic Anemia
... Congenital hypoplastic anemia (or constitutional aplastic anemia) refers to a type of aplastic anemia which is primarily due to a congenital disorder ...
Congenital Ichthyosiform Erythroderma
... Congenital Ichthyosiform Erythroderma (CIE), also known as Nonbullous congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma is a rare type the ichthyosis family of skin diseases which occurs in 1 in 200,000 to 300,000 births ...
Congenital Abnormality
... A congenital anomaly (congenital abnormality, congenital malformation, birth defect) is a condition which is present at the time of birth which varies from ... It is a type of congenital disorder which is primarily structural in nature ...
Congenital Hemolytic Anemia - Types
... Basically classified by causative mechanism, types of congenital hemolytic anemia include Genetic conditions of RBC Membrane Hereditary spherocytosis Hereditary elliptocytosis Genetic ... This group is sometimes called congenital nonspherocytic (hemolytic) anemia, which is a term for a congenital hemolytic anemia without spherocytosis, and usually ... Hemoglobinopathies/genetic conditions of hemoglobin Sickle cell anemia Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia Thalassemia ...
Congenital Hemolytic Anemia
... Congenital hemolytic anemia (or hereditary hemolytic anemia) refers to hemolytic anemia which is primarily due to congenital disorders ...

Famous quotes containing the word congenital:

    France is not poetic; she even feels, in fact, a congenital horror of poetry. Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will always prefer are the most prosaic.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    A society in which adults are estranged from the world of children, and often from their own childhood, tends to hear children’s speech only as a foreign language, or as a lie.... Children have been treated ... as congenital fibbers, fakers and fantasisers.
    Beatrix Campbell (b. 1947)