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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
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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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Efron examines the success of Jews in the sciences from a perspective that rejects the idea that Jews are innately successful in science due to specifically Jewish traits, or the "Jewish mind." Instead, the author argues, Jews have had success in the sciences due to the geographic and cultural circumstances they have lived with during the twentieth century.
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