Part of speech:
Existing naturally or by heredity rather than being learned through experience:
Of or produced by the mind rather than learned through experience:
(Anatomy) Situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts. Used of certain nerves and muscles.
Having the same origin or nature; related; cognate
Being such or possessed by reason of birth:
Fixed in the character or disposition as if inherited; deep-seated:
Forming a permanent or essential element or quality:
Fundamental or essential; basic.
Innate; inherent; inborn
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