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birth defect

noun as in congenital abnormality

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Example Sentences

I was always waffling … And suddenly here I was saying something was definitely causing birth defects.

They actively protect polluters releasing chemicals into the environment that cause birth defects and other poor health outcomes.

He has multiple birth defects and a chronic condition that required him to stay more vigilant than most, spending nearly all of his time at home in the past year to avoid the virus.

However, Thomas has one difference, she was born with spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs when a baby is developing.

This meant I could not determine if the number of babies with major birth defects at each hospital, for example, might explain their different death rates.

Another Santorum child was diagnosed in the womb with a severe birth defect.

Their demand was that the AAP stop treating intersexuality as a birth defect that can be corrected, outgrown, and forgotten.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to birth defect, such as: abnormality, congenital anomaly, congenital defect, congenital malformation, deformity, and disability.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.