congenital disorder

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Noun1.congenital disorder - a defect that is present at birthcongenital disorder - a defect that is present at birth  
ablepharia - a congenital absence of eyelids (partial or complete)
albinism - the congenital absence of pigmentation in the eyes and skin and hair
anencephalia, anencephaly - a defect in brain development resulting in small or missing brain hemispheres
ametria - congenital absence of the uterus
color blindness, color vision deficiency, colour blindness, colour vision deficiency - genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue
epispadias - a congenital abnormality in males in which the urethra is on the upper surface of the penis
clinocephalism, clinocephaly - a congenital defect in which the top of the head is depressed (concave instead of convex)
clinodactyly - a congenital defect in which one or more toes or fingers are abnormally positioned
macroglossia - a congenital disorder characterized by an abnormally large tongue; often seen in cases of Down's syndrome
Down syndrome, Down's syndrome, mongolianism, mongolism, trisomy 21 - a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome; results in a flat face and short stature and mental retardation
acrocephaly, oxycephaly - a congenital abnormality of the skull; the top of the skull assumes a cone shape
cheiloschisis, cleft lip, harelip - a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip
cleft palate - a congenital fissure of the hard palate
defect - an imperfection in a bodily system; "visual defects"; "this device permits detection of defects in the lungs"
amelia - congenital absence of an arm or leg
meromelia - congenital absence of part of an arm or leg
encephalocele - protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
meningocele - a congenital anomaly of the central nervous system in which a sac protruding from the brain or the spinal meninges contains cerebrospinal fluid (but no nerve tissue)
myelomeningocele - a congenital defect of the central nervous system in which a sac containing part of the spinal cord and its meninges protrude through a gap in the vertebral column; frequently accompanied by hydrocephalus and mental retardation
plagiocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique
polysomy - congenital defect of having one or more extra chromosomes in somatic cells
hermaphrodism, hermaphroditism - congenital condition in which external genitalia and internal sex organs have both male and female characteristics
pseudohermaphroditism - congenital condition in which a person has external genitalia of one sex and internal sex organs of the other sex
scaphocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
congenital heart defect - a birth defect involving the heart
rachischisis, schistorrhachis, spina bifida - a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed; unless several vertebrae are affected or there is myelomeningocele there are few symptoms; can be diagnosed by amniocentesis
spinocerebellar disorder - any of several congenital disorders marked by degeneration of the cerebellum and spinal cord resulting in spasticity and ataxia
hyperdactyly, polydactyly - birth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes
syndactylism, syndactyly - birth defect in which there is partial or total webbing connecting two or more fingers or toes
ankyloglossia, tongue tie - a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue
anomalousness, anomaly - deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
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It is believed the python had a condition called cyclopia - a rare form of holoprosencephaly and a congenital disorder - in which the embryo's face becomes too narrow while developing.
At least 12,000 to 15,000 children are born in Bangladesh every year with thalassemia, the most common congenital disorder in a human body, and the parents who carry the abnormal genes pass it to their kids.
Taking paracetamol during pregnancy may increase the risk of developing a congenital disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture in your newborn, warns a recent study.
Hypospadias is a congenital disorder of the urethra where the urinary opening is not at the usual location.
It is a congenital disorder described as the malformation of the limb/upper or lower or both, basically on the genetic inheritance or as a result of the abuse of medicament during the pregnancy.
The 28-year-old world champion was born with arthrogryposis, a rare congenital disorder that affected all four of his limbs.
com Suffering from a rare congenital disorder, Omani toddler could barely eat solids.
1980) described the surgical repair of atresia ani and rectovaginal fistula in a goat and mentioned that this congenital disorder is due to failure of colon or rectum to canalize and interruption of blood supply to perineum.
Mocking a disabled journalist who has a congenital disorder of the wrist by flailing his arms around in sick imitation.
Thyroid hemiagenesis is an infrequent congenital disorder which is rarely associated with hyperparathyroidism.
In the familial history, it was learned that there was no familial history of congenital disorder or important morbidity and there was no consanguineous marriage between the mother and father.
John and Chris Philip have flown to Tanzania to spearhead a project to better the lives of those with the congenital disorder and help tackle life-threatening prejudice in communities.

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