congenital amputation n.
Loss of a fetal limb, usually the result of an intrinsic deficiency of embryonic tissue. Also called birth amputation, intrauterine amputation.
- Congenital anemia
congenital anemia n. See erythroblastosis fetalis.
- Congenital anomaly
congenital anomaly n. See birth defect.
noun 1. . noun, Pathology. 1. any physical, mental, or biochemical abnormality present at birth. birth defect n. A physiological or structural abnormality that develops at or before birth and is present at the time of birth, especially as a result of faulty development, infection, heredity, or injury. Also called congenital anomaly.
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
congenital diaphragmatic hernia n. The absence of the pleuroperitoneal membrane, allowing protrusion of abdominal viscera into the chest.