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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Increasing prevalence of congenital disorder and birth defects are a major driving factor of skeletal dysplasia market.
Richie Bray, 40, who is also an avid wheelchair rugby enthusiast, was born with a rare congenital disorder called Sacral Agenesis sometimes known as Caudal Regression Syndrome.
Williams Syndrome, also known as the "cocktail party" syndrome due to sufferers having a unique zest for life, is a rare congenital disorder which affects one in 18,000 people in the UK.
Katie was just three, and Tom only a baby when the were diagnosed with a rare congenital disorder. Katie died aged 11 and Tom at 15.
Down syndrome is a congenital disorder arising from a chromosome defect.
The World Down Syndrome Day will be observed in Bangladesh like elsewhere in the world today (Thursday) to raise public awareness of down syndrome, a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome, reports BSS.
Pentalogy of Cantrell is congenital disorder which is a rare event and usuallycomprises combination of birth defects.
Filipino mechanic suffers from abnormal congenital disorder called dysmelia.
His defence agent Jonathan Manson appealed to the court spare him jail because Munro had been born with a congenital disorder and had been involved in a serious car accident when he was much younger, which had a catastrophic effect on his physical and emotional development.
It is used as a treatment for the rare condition congenital disorder of glycosylation (CDG), and for some bacterial infections.
Shistosomus reflexus: It is a rare and fatal congenital disorder. In ruminants, its defining features include spinal inversion, exposure of the abdominal viscera because of a fissure of the ventral abdominal wall, limb ankylosis, positioning of the limbs adjacent to the skull and, lung and diaphragm hypoplasia.
Keywords: Coronary artery fistula, congenital disorder, cardiopulmonary bypass.

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