Glossary

Cleft palate: This is a birth defect in which the palate does not form normally.

Atrial Septal Defect: Hole in the wall separating the two upper chambers of the heart.

Congenital: Congenital is a term, which denotes Acquired by birth.

Ventricular Septal Defect: Hole in the wall separating the bottom chambers of the heart or ventricles.

Meningocele: A protrusion of the meninges through an opening in the skull or spinal cord due to a genetic defect.

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