con·gen·i·tal adj \kän-ˈjen-ə-təl\
: existing at or dating from birth <congenital deafness>
: acquired during development in the uterus and not through heredity <congenital syphilis>—compare acquired 2, familial, hereditary
—con·gen·i·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb
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