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Congenital

Congenital

(Science: embryology) Existing at and usually before, birth, referring to conditions that are present at birth, regardless of their causation.

Origin: L. Congenitus = born together present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development.Reference to occurrences that happen before birth, and are caused by the environment, i.e. they are not inherited.


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Re: 6 fingers

The presence of an extra sixth finger or toe, a very common congenital malformation (birth defect). This condition is called hexadactyly. The word hexadactyly literally means six digits. In medical usage, hexadactyly does not specify whether the six digits ...

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Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:10 am
 
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Wed Mar 28, 2012 7:28 am
 
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Topic: Method preventing illnesses in the progeny
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Method preventing illnesses in the progeny

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Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:26 pm
 
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