congenital vs congenial

congenital congenial


  • 1) of a trait Present since birth.
  • 2) Usage Problem Being or having an essential characteristic as if by nature; inherent or inveterate.
  • 3) Of or relating to a condition that is present at birth, as a result of either heredity or environmental influences.
  • 4) Existing at, or dating from, birth; pertaining to one from birth; born with one; connate; constitutional; natural. See connate and native.
  • 5) Produced or existing at birth; innate; native: as, congenital disease; congenital deformity.


  • 1) having the same or very similar nature, personality, tastes, habits or interests
  • 2) friendly or sociable
  • 3) suitable to one's needs
  • 4) Of a pleasant disposition; friendly and sociable.
  • 5) Having the same tastes, habits, or temperament; sympathetic.
  • 6) Suited to one's needs or nature; agreeable.
  • 7) Partaking of the same nature; allied by natural characteristics; kindred; sympathetic.
  • 8) Naturally adapted; suited to the disposition.
  • 9) (Bot.) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted; -- used of plants.
  • 10) suitable to your needs
  • 11) (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted
  • 12) Naturally suited or adapted; having fitness or correspondence; agreeable; pleasing: as, congenial work.
  • 13) Synonyms Pleasing, Agreeable, etc. See pleasant.
  • 14) Partaking of the same nature or natural characteristics; kindred; like.
  • 15) Hence Suited or adapted in character or feeling; pleasing or agreeable; harmonious; sympathetic; companionable.


  • 1) Born with a congenital defect, he had to undergo open heart surgery to repair two holes before he reached six months.
  • 2) The prevalence of congenital heart disease depends therefore upon the age at which it is measured.
  • 3) There are others whose attitudes to their congenital condition are in sharp contrast to this.
  • 4) Within two days we knew that what was up was a serious congenital heart defect.
  • 5) Most congenital conditions occur because the heart or its valves and vessels are not properly formed.
  • 6) It was nine years since she had had a heart valve inserted to counter a congenital defect.
  • 7) Birth involving such close relations doubles risk of congenital defects.
  • 8) In some cases recurrence is a symptom of a congenital abnormality, which may need surgery.
  • 9) It's a congenital condition which meant his bowel would be born outside his body.
  • 10) The Rotherham inquest heard she died suddenly from undiagnosed congenital heart disease.
  • 11) More complex forms of congenital heart disease account for less than 10%.
  • 12) Higher risk of congenital defects.
  • 13) Presumably, the remaining 5.4 per cent admitted to being congenital liars.
  • 14) After that it was obvious to doctors that it might be a congenital condition that I had passed down to him.
  • 15) The term congenital peculiarity, I may remark, is a loose expression and can only mean a peculiarity apparent when the part affected is nearly or fully developed: in the Second Part, I shall have to discuss at what period of the embryonic life connatal peculiarities probably first appear; and I shall then be able to show from some evidence, that at whatever period of life a new peculiarity first appears, it tends hereditarily to appear at a corresponding period {192}.
  • 16) Walsh DS, Hubbard AM, Olutoye OO, Howell LJ, Flake AW, Johnson MP, Adzick NS: Assessment of fetal lung volumes and liver herniation with magnetic resonance imaging in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
  • 17) Spinal cord dimensions in congenital thoracic scoliosis
  • 18) Increased cell proliferation and, decreased apoptosis in congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation: Insights into pathogenesis.
  • 19) CCTGA requires life-long care by a cardiologist with expertise in congenital heart disease.
  • 20) This team is enhanced by a full spectrum of specialized staff in congenital heart and cardiac diseases from pharmacy, respiratory therapy, child life, social work and psychology.
  • 21) Even as patients are living longer, most primary care physicians and adult cardiologists lack the appropriate training to provide care for the range of complex conditions seen in congenital heart disease patients.
  • 22) Bootstaylor BS, Filly RA, Harrison MR, Adzick NS: Prenatal sonographic predictors of liver herniation in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
  • 23) Elevated PDGF-B in congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations (CCAMs) requiring fetal resection.
  • 24) Children who have had surgical reconstruction for HLHS require life-long care by a cardiologist experienced in congenital heart disease.
  • 25) ‘Of the 50 patients, 23 belonging to the paediatric age group had congenital diseases.’
  • 26) ‘Family history should be obtained to evaluate the risk of congenital disease.’
  • 27) ‘Women with diabetes, renal disease, autoimmune disease, and congenital heart disease need intensive surveillance.’
  • 28) ‘Autopsy showed the presence of abnormal adrenal glands and multiple congenital abnormalities.’
  • 29) ‘Disturbances in this process may produce some of the more common congenital abnormalities: the neural tube defects.’
  • 30) ‘Speaking of heart disease, is there a link between the risk of coronary and the risk of having a baby with a congenital abnormality?’
  • 31) ‘The proportion of neonatal deaths attributed to major genetic or congenital abnormalities has increased.’
  • 32) ‘We excluded infants with congenital abnormalities precluding enteral feeding.’
  • 33) ‘Several congenital abnormalities are rendered less likely by an adequate folate intake.’
  • 34) ‘We looked at hospital admissions data for congenital and acquired syphilis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and ectopic pregnancy.’
  • 35) ‘Read about birth defects and congenital heart disease to learn more.’
  • 36) ‘Because the baby is born with them, they're known as congenital infections.’
  • 37) ‘Defects caused by congenital infections result when a mother gets an infection before or during the pregnancy.’
  • 38) ‘It is the leading cause of pregnancy loss, congenital abnormalities and mental and physical retardation.’
  • 39) ‘After birth, the first sign of congenital heart disease is often the presence of a heart murmur.’
  • 40) ‘There are no documented congenital diseases specific to Austrian Americans.’
  • 41) ‘This is a common congenital defect of the aorta, your body's main artery.’
  • 42) ‘In terms of congenital defects, the first trimester of pregnancy is the exposure period of interest.’
  • 43) ‘Some cases are due to congenital syndromes and others may be related to drug use such as steroids or marijuana.’
  • 44) ‘It can be caused by congenital defects or problems with the blood clotting.’
  • 45) ‘Even for a congenital hypocrite, he hit a high watermark this week.’
  • 46) ‘That I have a different opinion than you doesn't mean you get to treat my like a congenital idiot.’
  • 47) ‘Only libraries and librarians can make reading a congenital habit.’
  • 48) ‘The fact that he would have lied to inspectors back then doesn't show he's some sort of congenital liar.’
  • 49) ‘I accept that when some people see him in such settings they see a war criminal or a congenital liar.’
  • 50) ‘It is a product of the congenital inferiority complex of the Scots that they cannot believe in their own creations.’
  • 51) ‘These people were wrong then and they have a congenital inability to admit it now.’
  • 52) ‘Mary always wants her own way and, worse, is a congenital liar.’
  • 53) ‘I can say unequivocally that she is a congenital liar.’
  • 54) ‘At home he is tagged a congenital loser, unable to secure a single unambiguous victory for Labor in four previous tries.’


  • 1) Both the city and the work were congenial to him.
  • 2) And our organizations offer a congenial environment for its infection to spread.
  • 3) There you find congenial timber benches and planters.
  • 4) London has the option of trying to find a more congenial partner with which to merge.
  • 5) City dwellers do not have to put up with those who they do not find congenial.
  • 6) And then it should probably work at what it can do and finds congenial.
  • 7) Yet he embraced the congenial atmosphere once the match slipped beyond his grasp.
  • 8) Others found the new atmosphere quite congenial.
  • 9) Eat slowly and in congenial company.
  • 10) It's a congenial kind of place.
  • 11) I merely find it congenial, and consistent with scientific common sense.
  • 12) I can think of no more congenial place to be on Earth.
  • 13) She finds Canada highly congenial.
  • 14) It has a congenial, boho atmosphere, with an emphasis on seasonal organic food.
  • 15) That means that they will more quickly be unable to cope, and be forced to leave their own homes for more expensive, less congenial care homes.
  • 16) Pointing out that a claim I find congenial is bullshit is a symptom of class and gender privilege.
  • 17) "We will review our stated position only if we are satisfied that the viability of the project is not being impinged, the integral nature of the mother plant and our ancillary units are being maintained and all stakeholders are committed to develop a long-term congenial environment for smooth operations of the plant," a Tata spokesman said in a statement.
  • 18) The woman who earns a competence in congenial work insists on economic standards which are often beyond the capacity of the men whom she knows and might possibly marry.
  • 19) Suffering and death and all ugliness were forgotten in congenial and healthful companionship.
  • 20) From the mangrove swamps at the mouths of turbid, sluggish rivers, where numberless alligators dwell in congenial slime, the State gradually rises inland, passing through all the imaginable wealth of tropical vegetation and produce till it becomes hilly, if not mountainous.
  • 21) A Tata Motors spokesperson told ET: “We will review our stated position only if we are satisfied that the viability of the project is not being impinged, the integral nature of the mother plant and our ancillary units are being maintained and all stakeholders are committed to develop a long-term congenial environment. â€
  • 22) Japan promptly set about engaging the modern world on terms congenial to its own political priorities--not those of outsiders.
  • 23) ‘The reason he had the respect of such a wide range of his younger peers was the quality of his poetry - not just his congenial personality.’
  • 24) ‘It's always the case when you get a bunch of bloggers in the room: as a rule they are the smartest, most congenial people you could hope to meet.’
  • 25) ‘A congenial man with a neatly trimmed white beard, he's a classic civic booster who loves to extol his hometown's virtues.’
  • 26) ‘She is then plied with drinks, hot and cold, sat down in a warm spot with congenial people and made to enjoy herself.’
  • 27) ‘What has so far been described is the idyllic situation where the bookshop owner is congenial.’
  • 28) ‘The group of decapod workers is extremely congenial and the interaction has resulted in many new collaborations.’
  • 29) ‘I however keep coming back to Thailand to see the breathtaking landscape, beautiful beaches and congenial people.’
  • 30) ‘He is congenial but often distant and he keeps his private life private.’
  • 31) ‘He had proven such a congenial guest on his first visit that he had received a weekly invitation since that time.’
  • 32) ‘He was a bright, congenial child who needed constant physical care, but was a pleasure to be around.’
  • 33) ‘A hospitable septuagenarian runs it with her equally congenial son.’
  • 34) ‘Enemies have disappeared and new ones - many once former allies and even congenial friends - have taken their places.’
  • 35) ‘Your artistic nature suggests enjoyment of good music, fine works of art, good literature, and intelligent, congenial friends.’
  • 36) ‘In 1819 he was at work again in northern England, eventually settling in Scarborough among congenial clients and friends.’
  • 37) ‘He devoted these years to philosophy, writing, and the company of a circle of congenial friends.’
  • 38) ‘Helen also had numerous qualities that made her congenial.’
  • 39) ‘On current form, the congenial Dubliner can save his heavenly appeals, but he seems to know something the rest of us don't, and has countered the notion that taking him on board was a sweetener.’
  • 40) ‘Anyway, it was a weird but fun day spent with congenial folks, and I did get to meet the newscaster, even if only as a disembodied voice in my ear.’
  • 41) ‘Most people drink to be congenial, to celebrate, to have a good time.’
  • 42) ‘They usually proved both intelligent and congenial.’
  • 43) ‘He looked younger and more congenial than he appears on television and in newspapers.’
  • 44) ‘It's not a portrait that will be entirely congenial to either his critics or his allies, though in many respects I think he comes off quite well.’
  • 45) ‘No presumption has ever existed in favor of a judging style congenial to ‘moderates.’’
  • 46) ‘What he has to say may be congenial to the beliefs of many, but one can't overlook the feeling that the relations between his ideas and evidence sometimes feel slight.’
  • 47) ‘South Carolina is very congenial to socially conservative candidates.’
  • 48) ‘Journalists, as you know, are crucial to changing the current climate of opinion to one more congenial to liberty.’
  • 49) ‘Once, after a couple of meetings, it was agreed that the idea of a second marriage was congenial to both of them, they decided to put it to execution.’
  • 50) ‘I fear that the tone of this platform would be far more congenial to the French revolutionaries than the American.’
  • 51) ‘The age of free love and four-letter words was not congenial to this son of a Methodist lay-preacher.’
  • 52) ‘Even the city's climate was particularly congenial to him.’
  • 53) ‘It has been my anxious wish to do my duty to my country, though politics never were congenial to me and while my dear Husband lived I left as much as I could to him.’
  • 54) ‘The conservative attitude which pervaded his book was especially congenial to America.’
  • 55) ‘And libertarian proposals in most spheres are normally congenial to conservatives too.’
  • 56) ‘The herons and buzzards have left for places more congenial to watching and listening for desperate scrambling through snow.’
  • 57) ‘The mock-up behind the move was to make the Act more congenial to the economic development needs of Zambia.’
  • 58) ‘Their work ignored the inner contradictions in the Soviet bloc and reinforced a monolithic image of communism congenial to the cold war apparatus.’
  • 59) ‘He seeks consultation from experts whose paradigms are congenial to and close to his own, and their recommendations also fall short of success.’
  • 60) ‘In my view, rock, despite a few exceptions, is not really suited for storytelling and not especially congenial to the subtler kind of lyric.’
  • 61) ‘It will be congenial to all since it must be committed to modelling, to methodological individualism and to the notion of optimisation.’
  • 62) ‘The country is still changing in ways congenial to Democrats.’
  • 63) ‘This extreme anti-realism was not congenial to logical positivists.’

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