congenital

  • 1 congénital — congénital, ale, aux [ kɔ̃ʒenital, o ] adj. • 1784; du lat. congenitus « né avec » 1 ♦ (Opposé à acquis) Qui est présent à la naissance; dont l origine se situe pendant la vie intra utérine. Maladie, malformation congénitale. ⇒ héréditaire, inné …

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  • 2 congenital — CONGENITÁL, Ă, congenitali, e, adj. Care există în momentul naşterii; din naştere, înnăscut. – Din fr. congénital. Trimis de irene bujenita, 13.08.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  CONGENITÁL adj. v. înnăscut. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime … …

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  • 3 Congenital — Con*gen i*tal (k[o^]n*j[e^]n [i^]*tal), a. [From {Congenite}.] Existing at, or dating from, birth; pertaining to one from birth; born with one; connate; constitutional; natural; as, a congenital deformity; a congenital liar. See {Connate} and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 congénital — congénital, ale (kon jé ni tal, ta l ) adj. Terme de médecine. Qui naît avec. Maladie congénitale. Déplacements congénitaux. REMARQUE    L Académie dit congénital ou congénial. C est une confusion vicieuse. Congénial dans le sens de congénital… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 congenital — [kən jen′ə təl] adj. [< L congenitus, born together with < com , together + genitus: see GENITAL] 1. existing as such at birth [a congenital disease] 2. existing as if inborn; inherent [a congenital cheerfulness] SYN. INNATE congenitally… …

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  • 6 congenital — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a disease or abnormality) present from birth. 2) having a particular trait from or as if from birth: a congenital liar. DERIVATIVES congenitally adverb. ORIGIN from Latin congenitus born together …

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  • 7 congenital — congenital. См. врожденный. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 8 congenital — index born (innate), genetic, hereditary, innate, native (inborn) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 9 congenital — existing from birth, 1796, from L. congenitus, from com together, with (see COM (Cf. com )) + genitus, pp. of gignere to beget (see GENUS (Cf. genus)). The sense formerly belonged to congenial. Related: Congenitally …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 congenital — inborn, *innate, hereditary, inherited, inbred Analogous words: *inherent, constitutional, ingrained: *native Contrasted words: acquired (see GET): *accidental, adventitious …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 congenital — [adj] inborn complete, connate, connatural, constitutional, inbred, indigenous, indwelling, ingrained, inherent, inherited, innate, intrinsic, inveterate, latent, native, natural, thorough, unacquired, utter; concepts 314,549 Ant. contracted …

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  • 12 Congenital — Present at birth. A condition that is congenital is one that is present at birth. There are numerous uses of congenital in medicine. There are, for example, congenital abnormalities. (For more examples, see below.) Versus genetic : One dictionary …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 congenital — con|gen|i|tal [kənˈdʒenıtl] adj [usually before noun] [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: congenitus, from com ( COM ) + genitus (past participle of gignere; GENITAL)] 1.) a congenital medical condition or disease has affected someone since they… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 congenital — adjective 1 a congenital medical condition or disease has affected someone since they were born: congenital abnormalities | congenital defect 2 existing as a part of your character and unlikely to change: his congenital inability to make… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 congenital — Native Na tive (n[=a] t[i^]v), a. [F. natif, L. nativus, fr. nasci, p. p. natus. See {Nation}, and cf. {Na[ i]ve}, {Neif} a serf.] 1. Arising by birth; having an origin; born. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Anaximander s opinion is, that the gods are… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 congenital — Native Na tive (n[=a] t[i^]v), a. [F. natif, L. nativus, fr. nasci, p. p. natus. See {Nation}, and cf. {Na[ i]ve}, {Neif} a serf.] 1. Arising by birth; having an origin; born. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Anaximander s opinion is, that the gods are… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 congenital — adjective Etymology: Latin congenitus, from com + genitus, past participle of gignere to bring forth more at kin Date: 1796 1. a. existing at or dating from birth < congenital deafness > b. constituting an essential …

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  • 18 congenital — [[t]kənʤe̱nɪt(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A congenital disease or medical condition is one that a person has had from birth, but is not inherited. [MEDICAL] When John was 17, he died of congenital heart disease. Derived words: congenitally ADV ADV …

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  • 19 congenital — con|gen|i|tal [ kən dʒenıtl ] adjective a congenital medical condition is one that a person has had since they were born a. if someone has a congenital fault, they have always had it: He s a congenital liar …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 congenital — UK [kənˈdʒenɪt(ə)l] / US adjective medical a) a congenital medical condition is one that a person has had since they were born b) if someone has a congenital fault, they have always had it He s a congenital liar …

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