[ US /ˈɪnˌbɔɹn/ ]
[ UK /ˈɪnbɔːn/ ]
  1. present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
  2. normally existing at birth
    mankind's connatural sense of the good
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How To Use inborn In A Sentence

  • There are three main categories of congenital problems to be considered in pediatric patients: congenital malformations, inborn errors of metabolism, and other inherited disorders.
  • The loss of ability may be associated with a number of inborn errors of metabolism or adult onset neurodegenerative disorders.
  • A rare but important cause of tremor in the young is Wilson's disease, an inborn error of copper metabolism that can be fatal if left untreated.
  • Correspondingly, workmanship and artistry of a high order also appears to be an inborn gift of the people here.
  • Are we dealing with something which is an inborn, immutable trait like, say, eye color?
  • This choice, though, is to be exercised by a stripped-down version of the individual: one who is no longer "encumbered" (to use a liberal term) by what is inherited or inborn. Oz Conservative
  • The limpidity of intellect she enjoyed for most of her wretched life was inborn.
  • Apparently some people have an inborn tendency to develop certain kinds of tumour.
  • Some suggest that crying could be an inborn healing mechanism, or a way of removing toxins that build up with stress.
  • And the Freudians, starting out to prove that the experiences of the individual alone cause hysteria, by pushing back the time of those experiences to infancy (and lately to foetal life), have proved the contrary, that is, the inborn nature of the disease. The Journal of Abnormal Psychology
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