Congenital vs Primal - What's the difference?

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Congenital is a related term of primal.

As adjectives the difference between congenital and primal

is that congenital is congenital: originating before birth and continuing or progressing thereafter while primal is being the first in time, or history.




  • (of a trait) Present since birth.
  • primal



  • Being the first in time, or history.
  • primal man
  • Being of greatest importance; primary.
  • (meat trade) Being one of the pieces of meat initially separated from the carcass during butchering, prior to division into smaller cuts.
  • Synonyms

    * (first in time or history ): aboriginal, primaeval/primeval, primordial * (being of greatest importance ): primary

    Derived terms

    * primal therapist * primal therapy * primality * primally