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congenital

Pronunciation: /kənˈdʒenɪtl/

Translation of congenital in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [disease/defect] congénito he's a congenital liar/idiot es mentiroso/idiota por naturaleza
    Example sentences
    • Of the 50 patients, 23 belonging to the paediatric age group had congenital diseases.
    • Family history should be obtained to evaluate the risk of congenital disease.
    • Women with diabetes, renal disease, autoimmune disease, and congenital heart disease need intensive surveillance.

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