congenital stridor n.
Stridor occurring at birth or within the first few months of life. It may be due to abnormal flaccidity of the epiglottis or arytenoids.
- Congenital syphilis
congenital syphilis n. Syphilis acquired by the fetus in utero.
- Congenital total lipodystrophy
congenital total lipodystrophy n. An inherited disorder characterized by an almost complete lack of subcutaneous fat, accelerated rate of growth and skeletal development during the first 3 to 4 years of life, muscular hypertrophy, cardiac enlargement, hepatosplenomegaly, hypertrichosis, renal enlargement, hyperlipemia, and hypermetabolism.
- Congenital valve
congenital valve n. An abnormal fold in a lining membrane that obstructs a passage, as of mucous membrane in the urethra.
[kuh n-jest] /kənˈdʒɛst/ verb (used with object) 1. to fill to excess; overcrowd or overburden; clog: The subway entrance was so congested that no one could move. 2. Pathology. to cause an unnatural accumulation of blood or other fluid in (a body part or blood vessel): The cold congested her sinuses. 3. Obsolete. to heap […]