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Mouse organs sent to space also had higher levels of RNAs that play a role in the body’s innate immunity.

I have always had this innate passion for helping others, and that along with my entrepreneurial spirit, I knew I wanted to do something good for motherhood.

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There's an innate immune response that is triggered when cells sense they're infected.

When animals are routinely attracted to humans and their food, they often become habituated to human presence, meaning they lose their innate fear of us.

When Lohmann dropped newly hatched turtles into these conditions, they swam into the waves, just as their innate programming instructed them to—and as a result, they went the wrong way.

Now, 42 percent believe that it is innate and 37 percent hold that it is environmental—hardly a massive shift in popular opinion.

“Kit has an innate confidence and projects a playfully rebellious nature,” the brand's creative director, Sandra Choi, said.

These approaches are critical as they strive to fix the innate issue: spinal cord damage.

The willing masochism of being an England supporter is innate.

You could hear White's innate pop orientation at the Fonda show as well.

She is always attired in black, and is utterly careless in dress, yet nothing can conceal her innate elegance of figure.

He had the innate slant of mind that properly belongs to a moderator of mass meetings called to aggravate a crisis.

But Weirmarsh, with his innate cunning, presented to him a picture of exposure and degradation which held him horrified.

But it was his kindliness of heart, and above all his innate sense of humour, which appealed most to Peter Ilich.

Herein Queeker exhibited the innate tendency of the human heart to deceive itself.


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to innate, such as: deep-seated, elemental, inborn, ingrained, inherent, and instinctive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.