innate

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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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Concerning her example of the key, I argued that her position goes against Ockham's razor and contradicts Lewis's and her definitions of intrinsic and extrinsic properties.
Second, her definition contradicts, but mine does not, Lewis's and her definitions of intrinsic and extrinsic properties.