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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Congenital problems in popular breeds of dogs and cats are said to be worsening, but brachycephalic breeds of dog, hairless cats and munchkin cats continue to grow in popularity and prospective pet owners don't always know the health implications of the pet they are buying.
A Baylor College of Medicine review found that the chance of a baby having any of 86 congenital problems, such as Down's syndrome or spina bifida, are one in 50 on average but rise to one in 42 when the father is over 40.
Mrs Buhari gave assurance that the NGO would continue to support victims of child and other forms of abuses as well as surgeries for children with congenital problems.
I have recently given birth to a healthy baby girl at full term." Dr Sawsan Hassan al Obaidly, consultant Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, explained that one of the biggest advantages of having a high functioning FMU is the ability to diagnose congenital problems in unborn babies earlier."We have diagnosed a number of congenital abnormalities in unborn babies such as heart defects (which is the most common type of structural defect in unborn babies), cranio-facial anomalies, spine defects and organ anomalies.
I have recently given birth to a healthy baby girl at full term." Dr Sawsan Hassan al-Obaidly, consultant maternal-foetal medicine, explained that one of the biggest advantages of having an FMU is the ability to diagnose congenital problems in unborn babies earlier.
Dr Habaibeh said almost 50 per cent of paediatric cases of kidney disease are due to congenital problems and 10 to 15 per cent are due to immune disease.
I did try the online ads, but they're not easy to navigate, and the ads left me depressed seeing that many of the animals were being raised in puppy mills, meaning backyard operations that just keep breeding dogs in crowded and unsanitary conditions and, possibly, with more inbreeding which worsens risks of congenital problems. Some of the puppies were being sold even if they hadn't reached the ideal 14 weeks of age, which is needed so they learn to be a 'proper' dog, bonding with its mother and siblings.
Police said the doctors demanded e1/4300 for attaching hearing aids to people with congenital problems, e1/485 for each pensioner, and e1/42,000 for implants.
Patients having other congenital problems like Arthrogryposis, Meningomylocele, spina bifida and patients who had undergone previous surgical treatment for management of club foot were excluded from the study.
Or could spontaneous genetic mutations cause congenital problems that affect both the heart and the brain of a child?
The only one who takes Theo's congenital problems in stride is Nicole, Steve's little sister, who responds simply with love.

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