[kuh n-jeen-yuh l] /kənˈdʒin yəl/
agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or character:
suited or adapted in spirit, feeling, temper, etc.; compatible:
a congenial couple.
friendly, pleasant, or agreeable: a congenial atmosphere to work in
having a similar disposition, tastes, etc; compatible; sympathetic
1620s, “kindred, sympathetic,” from Latin com- “together” (see com-) + genialis “of birth,” thus, “kindred” (see genus). Sense of “agreeable” is first recorded 1711. Related: Congeniality.
/kənˈdʒɛnɪk/ adjective 1. (genetics) (of inbred animal cells) genetically identical except for a single gene locus
[kuh n-jen-i-tl] /kənˈdʒɛn ɪ tl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a condition present at birth, whether inherited or caused by the environment, especially the uterine environment. 2. having by nature a specified character: a congenital fool. /kənˈdʒɛnɪtəl/ adjective 1. denoting or relating to any nonhereditary condition, esp an abnormal condition, existing at birth: congenital […]
- Congenital afibrinogenemia
congenital afibrinogenemia n. A hereditary disorder of blood coagulation in which little or no fibrinogen is present in the plasma.
- Congenital alopecia
congenital alopecia n. A congenital condition in which all hair is absent.
- Congenital amputation
congenital amputation n. Loss of a fetal limb, usually the result of an intrinsic deficiency of embryonic tissue. Also called birth amputation, intrauterine amputation.