innate


innate
SYN: inborn. [L. in-nascor, pp. -natus, to be born in, pp. as adj. inborn, i.]

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in·nate in-'āt, 'in-. adj existing in, belonging to, or determined by factors present in an individual from birth: NATIVE, INBORN <\innate behavior>
in·nate·ly adv
in·nate·ness n

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adj.
describing a condition or characteristic that is present in an individual at birth and is inherited from his parents. See also congenital.

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in·nate (ĭ-nātґ) [L. in in + nasci to be born] inborn.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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