congenital Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"congenital" in British English

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congenitaladjective

uk   /kənˈdʒen.ɪ.təl/  us   /-t̬əl/
specialized medical A congenital ​disease or ​conditionexists at or from ​birth: a congenital ​abnormality/​disease used to say that someone always ​shows a ​particularbadquality: a congenital liar
(Definition of congenital from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"congenital" in American English

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congenitaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /kənˈdʒen·ɪ·t̬əl/
existing at or from ​birth: a congenital ​defect
(Definition of congenital from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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