Definition of 'congenital'
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Most congenital conditions occur because the heart or its valves and vessels are not properly formed.Times, Sunday Times (2007) An Introduction to Community Health (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The doctor who delivered the baby told the parents that their child was suffering from congenital diseases and would be a burden.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2015) The Sun (2013) Diets to Help Diabetes (1983) BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Advances in surgery mean that 85 per cent of children with congenital heart disease survive into adulthood.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
While not a serious threat for healthy people, it can cause miscarriages and congenital defects in babies.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Babies born to obese women face risks such as stillbirth, congenital abnormality and an increased likelihood of obesity in childhood.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Higher risk of congenital defects.The Sun (2009) The Sun (2014)
Children with chronic conditions, often congenital in origin, are likely to need specialised care indefinitely.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
After that it was obvious to doctors that it might be a congenital condition that I had passed down to him.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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