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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Congénito

Congenital (kun-JEH-nih-tul)
A condition or trait present at birth. It may be the result of genetic or non-genetic factors.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.