birth defect

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birth defect(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (medicine)
a. el defecto de nacimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Michael has a cleft palate. It's a birth defect.Michael tiene el paladar hendido. Es un defecto de nacimiento.
b. el defecto congénito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
What percentage of newborns have a birth defect?¿Qué porcentaje recién nacidos sufre de un defecto de nacimiento?
c. la malformación congénita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Having a healthy diet during pregnancy can help prevent some birth defects.Llevar una dieta saludable durante el embarazo ayuda a prevenir algunas malformaciones congénitas.
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