Birth Defect

Science / Genetics / Birth Defect: Any harmful trait, physical or biochemical, present at birth, whether a result of a genetic mutation or some other nongenetic factor.

Other Words for Birth

Birth Noun Synonyms: childbirth, delivery, parturition, confinement

Other Words for Defect

Defect Noun Synonyms: blemish, imperfection, failing, weakness, flaw, fault, mark, stain, irregularity, mistake, error
Defect Verb Synonyms: shortcoming, deficiency, lack, want, inadequacy, insufficiency, shortfall, failure, weakness, frailty, weak point, imperfection, irregularity, liability


Business / Real Estate / Defect: A condition that materially affects the value or use of residential property in an adverse manner. MORE


Science / Astrology / Birthtime: The moment of first breath of a new born. MORE

Alcohol-Related Birth Defects

Life Style / Adoption / Alcohol-Related Birth Defects: Physical or cognitive deficits in a child which result from maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy - includes but is not limited to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Fetal Alcohol Effect (FAE). MORE

Defect Of Record

Business / Real Estate / Defect Of Record: Any encumbrance on a title that is made a part of the public record. Recorded defects include judgments, deeds of trust, mortgages, other liens and easements. MORE

Flavor Defects

Life Style / Coffee / Flavor Defects: Unpleasant flavor characteristics caused by problems during picking, processing (fruit removal), drying, sorting, storage, or transportation. Common defects include: excess numbers of immature or unde MORE

Title Defects

Business / Real Estate / Title Defects: An unresolved claim against the ownership of property, which prevents presentation of a marketable title. Such claims may arise from failure of the owners spouse or former partner to sign a deed, curr MORE