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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The focus will be on hiring Bahraini doctors specialised in complex surgery including child congenital deformities, organ transplant and cochlear implants.
Orthex is used to treat pediatric congenital deformities and limb length discrepancies such as fibula and tibia hemimelia, radial clubhand, ankle equinus, Blount's disease, genu recurvatum and multiapical deformities.
The good news for the 15,000 or more Filipino patients who need spine procedures every year due to pain, deformity or paralysis acquired from trauma, congenital deformities, infection, neoplasm and degeneration, is that there are now promising advances in the field.
These are Phenylketonuria, endocrine insufficiency, sickle cell anaemia, congenital malformations, biotin deficiency disease, diseases of amino acids, organic and fatty (mass spectrometer), glactosemia, Other tests include cardiac examination to detect critical congenital deformities of the heart and early screening of hearing disorders for newborns to detect hereditary deafness.
Dr Theuri says other children's deformities corrected at the facility include club foot, where a foot or feet are twisted, angular deformities, hip dislocations at birth, spine scoliosis, upper limb congenital deformities, and neural-muscular diseases, such as cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy.
He explained that SmileTrain was giving assistance to indigenous children born with congenital deformities
The onset of disease may result in sub-clinical or signs of clinical illness that includes fever, abortion, lameness, oral lesions, excessive salivation and congenital deformities. In Pakistan, BTV infection is endemic and prevalence of its multiple serotypes has reported in Rambouillet sheep flock.
The drug caused serious congenital deformities, primarily in the arms and legs of children whose mothers took it.
He also has congenital deformities in his spinal column, resulting in limited use of his legs.
Arteriography of the foot in congenital deformities. J Bone Joint Surg Am.
They seek to provide that, discussing history, basic principles, etiology, idiopathic scoliosis, Scheuermann's disease, congenital deformities, neuromuscular deformities, deformities associated with neurofibromatosis, spinal deformity due to tumors, miscellaneous conditions, and spondylolysis and spondylolistesis.
Duke-Elder, "Congenital Deformities," in System of Ophthalmology, vol.

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