\kənˈe͡ɪt dɪzˈiːzɪz], \kənˈeɪt dɪzˈiːzɪz], \k_ə_n_ˈeɪ_t d_ɪ_z_ˈiː_z_ɪ_z]\
Definitions of CONNATE DISEASES
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(F.) Maladies connees, Morbi connati, are such as an individual is born with: - connate having the same signification as congenital. A difference has been made by some, however; those diseases or conditions which are dependent upon original conformation, being called congenital;- whilst the diseases or affections that may have supervened during gestation or delivery, are termed connate.
By Robley Dunglison
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- Trade name of a preparation lanolin. A product analogous to lanolin, prepared from the waters used in bleaching wool. [Lat.]