acquired

Definitions:

  • Gained by one's own efforts.
  • Of or relating to a disease, condition, or characteristic that is not congenital but develops after birth.
  • Resulting from exposure to something, such as an antigen or antibiotic.
  • gotten through environmental forces. Contrasted with <contr>inherited</contr>.
  • Simple past tense and past participle of <xref>acquire</xref>.
  • Developed postfetally; not <xref>congenital</xref>.
  • gotten through environmental forces
powered by