What is another word for congenital?

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[ kənd͡ʒˈɛnɪtə͡l], [ kənd‍ʒˈɛnɪtə‍l], [ k_ə_n_dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ɪ_t_əl]

Congenital is a term that is often used to describe a condition or trait that is present from birth. There are a number of synonyms for this word that can be used to convey the same idea. For example, the word innate refers to something that is inherent or natural, without any external influence. Inborn is another synonym for congenital that describes a trait or characteristic that is present from the beginning of life. Other synonyms that can be used include hereditary, genetic, and inherited. All of these words describe traits or conditions that are present from birth and are often used in medical or scientific contexts.

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What are the opposite words for congenital?

The word "congenital" implies a state of being from birth or inherent. The antonyms of this word would be "acquired" or "environmental," which means it is developed over time or influenced by outside factors. Another antonym would be "learned," indicating that the characteristic or behavior was acquired through intentional or unintentional instruction. "Optional" could also be an antonym to "congenital" because it signifies an object or characteristic that one selects, rather than having it as a physical occurrence or inherited trait. Other antonyms include "temporary," "situational," and "adapted." All of these antonyms reflect a characteristic that is different from "congenital" in their origin, nature or duration.

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