Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: congenital

Definition: existing at birth


Sentences Containing 'congenital'

A different project has connected the cytoplasmic multi-PDZ domain protein GRIP1, an interaction partner of Eph/ephrin proteins and other molecules, with the rare but severe human congenital disease Fraser Syndrome.
Additionally, she was born with Ebstein malformation, a congenital heart defect, agenesis of the corpus callosum, and hip dysplasia.
After further research, he redefined the sheath syndrome into the following divisions: true sheath syndrome, which categorized only the cases that had a congenital short anterior sheath of the superior oblique tendon, and simulated sheath syndrome, which characterized all cases in which the clinical features of a sheath syndrome caused by something different other than a congenital short anterior sheath of the tendon.
Also, the "Haab scale" is a device used to measure pupillary diameter, and "Haab's striae" are horizontal breaks in the Descemet membrane associated with congenital glaucoma.
Among the more reliable features suggestive of Williams are congenital heart disease, periorbital fullness ("puffy" eyes), and the presence of a long smooth philtrum.
Associated conditions include heterotaxy syndrome, intestinal malrotation, situs inversus, biliary atresia, and the range of congenital cardiac malformations most commonly dextrocardia, atrial situs ambiguus, ventricular inversion, and VA concordance with left posterior aorta.
Because of the increased risk of infection, physicians administer oral antibiotics as a prophylaxis after a surgical splenectomy (or starting at birth, for congenital asplenia or functional asplenia).
Because this syndrome can be acquired or occur at random and has spontaneous resolution, Brown hypothesized one major truth for this disorder — that the short tendon sheath was due to a complete separation, congenital paresis, of the ipsilateral (on the same side) inferior oblique muscle and secondary to a permanent shortening.
Collie eye anomaly (CEA) is a congenital, inherited, bilateral eye disease of dogs, which affects the retina, choroid, and sclera.
Congenital amputation is a congenital disorder that can be caused by fibrous bands of the amnion that constrict foetal limbs to such an extent that they fall off due to missing blood supply.
Congenital amputations can result from a number of causes.
Congenital cases are also seen with the brachicephalic breeds being over represented.
Congenital stationary night blindness is present at birth and is characterized by impaired vision in dark conditions.
Dinosaur eggs may have been the victim of the same causes of mortality suffered by modern bird and reptile eggs, like asphyxiation due to overly deep burial, congenital health problems, dehydration, disease, drowning, and inimical temperatures.
During this tour, Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell underwent surgery to correct a congenital heart defect he had had since birth.
Entropion is usually caused by genetic factors and very rarely it may be congenital when an extra fold of skin grows with the lower eyelid (epiblepharon).
He had a congenital eye disease however, which cut his cinematography career short.
Homozygosity for "GCK" alleles with reduced function can cause severe congenital insulin deficiency, resulting in persistent neonatal diabetes.
Homozygous leopards are substantially more prone to congenital stationary night blindness.
In 1950 Bruce joined the University of Washington, where he continued research on the single-stage test, particularly as a predictor of the success of surgery for valvular or congenital heart disease.
Mobius syndrome - a rare congenital disorder in which both VIth and VIIth nerves are bilaterally affected giving rise to a typically 'expressionless' face.
MORM syndrome is an autosomal recessive congenital disorder characterized by mental retardation, truncal obesity, retinal dystrophy, and micropenis".
Most cases are acquired, although some children are born with a congenital short bowel.
Polysplenia is a congenital disease manifested by multiple small accessory spleens.
Research on the development of the syndrome suggest that congenital heart disease is typically present at an early age, often at the infant's first pediatric appointment.
SCD has become the most common genetic disease in the country, with an overall birth prevalence of 1/2,415 in mainland France, ahead of phenylketonuria (1/10,862), congenital hypothyroidism (1/3,132), congenital adrenal hyperplasia (1/19,008) and cystic fibrosis (1/5,014) for the same reference period.
Several congenital disorders of glycosylation are associated with mutations in enzymes involved in mannose metabolism.
She has the visual disability of oculocutaneous albinism, a congenital vision impairment, and is . , Blow is attending the University of Sydney and double majoring in Arts and Education, which would enable her to become an English and drama teacher.
Sturge–Weber syndrome, sometimes referred to as encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis, is a rare congenital neurological and skin disorder.
Sullavan suffered from the congenital hearing defect otosclerosis that worsened as she aged, making her more and more hard of hearing.
The clinical features of the two categories are correct but true sheath syndrome is always congenital. However, in 1970 it was discovered that a tight sheath tendon was not the cause of Brown's Syndrome.
The disorder may be congenital (existing at or before birth), or acquired.
The term "congenital amputation" is sometimes used loosely to mean "congenital absence".
There are frequent associated congenital anomalies all related to deviations in the development of anatomical asymmetries in early embryonic stages.
There is a high degree of congenital deafness among the Ka'apor, and consequently most of the hearing community knows sign language.
These actions are not considered to be chucking as they are due to the distinctive architecture of their elbows, possibly a congenital condition.
This can be congenital (genetic disorder) or it can develop later, as in the case of aplastic anemia or some kinds of leukemia.
This creates hypoglycemia of varying patterns, including transient or persistent congenital hyperinsulinism, or fasting or reactive hypoglycemia appearing at an older age.
Tricuspid atresia is a form of congenital heart disease whereby there is a complete absence of the tricuspid valve.
When they are poisoned by "C. maculatum" during the fetus's organ formation period, the offspring is born with malformations, mainly palatoschisis and multiple congenital contractures (MCC; frequently described as arthrogryposis).
Young–Simpson syndrome (YSS), is a rare congenital disorder with symptoms including hypothyroidism, heart defects, facial dysmorphism, cryptorchidism in males, hypotonia, mental retardation and postnatal growth retardation.
Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

::: abscond - depart secretly and hide
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
::: invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
::: peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
::: loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
::: trite - hackneyed; commonplace
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores