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adj con·gen·i·tal \kän-ˈjen-ə-təl\

Medical Definition of CONGENITAL

:  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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