Science / Genetics / Congenital: Any trait present at birth, whether the result of a genetic or nongenetic factor.


Science / Genetics / Teratogens: Any agent that raises the incidence of congenital malformations. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Conflict: The opposition between two characters (such as a protagonist and an antagonist), between two large groups of people, or between the protagonist and a larger problem such as forces of nature, ideas, pu MORE


Science / Genetics / Ichthyosis: Any of several hereditary or congenital skin conditions: skin of affected individuals has a dry, scaly appearance. MORE

Spina Bifida

Science / Genetics / Spina Bifida: A congenital condition that results from altered fetal development of the spinal cord, part of the neural plate fails to join together and bone and muscle are unable to grow over this open section. MORE

Cleft Palate

Science / Genetics / Cleft Palate: Congenital condition with cleft lip alone, or with cleft palate: cause is thought to be multifactorial. MORE

Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome

Science / Genetics / Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome: Condition with multiple congenital anomalies including: mental deficiency, broad thumbs, small head, broad nasal bridge and beaked nose. MORE