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innate

1. Botany (of anthers) joined to the filament by the base only
2. (in rationalist philosophy) (of ideas) present in the mind before any experience and knowable by pure reason

innate

[i′nāt]
(biology)
Pertaining to a natural or inborn character dependent on genetic constitution.
(botany)
Positioned at the apex of a supporting structure.
(mycology)
Embedded in, especially of an organ such as the fruiting body embedded in the thallus of some fungi.
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will have received more feedback of their superior innate intelligence.
"Your Innate Intelligence is 'wise' to the importance of this system.
It's never the medication, it's always the innate intelligence of the body that finally does get us well.
conceptualized "Innate Intelligence WITHIN man as the all-wise, omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent Director-General who asserts that THE ONLY possible cause and cure are WITHIN man." (26) Because "it is interference with the supply of mental impulse that is back of every dis-ease," instead of pray (or employ medical treatments), "the thing to be done is to adjust the (cause) subluxation." (27) Given B.
Michael narrates Perry's first-person story with amazing expressiveness, capturing Perry's openness as well as his innate intelligence. His ability to convey the nuances of the diverse people in Perry's life gives added resonance to Wood's captivating novel.
As Irene Leckie, former Dean of Nursing, reminds us, while faculty members are important, it is the innate intelligence and motivation of students which make for success.
Of course he didn't like all the changes that laid siege to him, but his innate intelligence understood the inevitability of progress, and if he engaged in the odd rant about the world it was with an air of resignation and bafflement.
Guys like Tom Hagen and Michael Sullivan are outsiders who by virtue of their birth can never totally be "in," but their supreme competence and innate intelligence makes them more valuable to their crime bosses than any DNA-sharing relative.
The concept of innate intelligence is the foundation of chiropractic's science and philosophy.
Chamberlain may always remain an enigma to some extent, particularly to those whose hindsight is perfect and feel they have unfailing powers of prophecy as well, but Self carefully shows Chamberlain's rise to prime minister was based upon his abilities, which included some degree of financial acumen, and his innate intelligence. Although now sometimes considered less a toy of the Nazis than simply one of the unluckiest of men, Self's portrayal shows him as complex, intelligent, and committed to a pragmatic form of public service.
Duke understands that plants and the human body are connected by nature's innate intelligence, having evolved together for millions of years.
This new finding, which appears in the March/April Intelligence, undermines the controversial proposal of an innate intelligence advantage for Asians, as compared with whites.