Definitions for congenitalkənˈdʒɛn ɪ tl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. congenital, inborn, innate(adj)

    present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development

GCIDE

  1. Congenital(a.)

    Existing at, or dating from, birth; pertaining to one from birth; born with one; connate; constitutional; natural; as, a congenital deformity; a congenital liar. See Connate and native.

  2. Origin: [From Congenite.]

Wiktionary

  1. congenital(Adjective)

    Present since birth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Congenital(adj)

    existing at, or dating from, birth; pertaining to one from birth; born with one; connate; constitutional; natural; as, a congenital deformity. See Connate

  2. Origin: [From Congenite.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shreya Prabhu:

    The benefit is, in congenital glaucoma, they can have severe vision loss if it is not treated early, the later it’s diagnosed, the more ground you’ve lost.


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