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native

adj na·tive \ˈnāt-iv\

Medical Definition of NATIVE

1
:  belonging to or associated with one by birth
2
:  living or growing naturally in a particular region
3
a :  constituting the original substance or source b :  found in nature especially in an unadulterated form <conversion of a native protein to a denatured protein>
na·tive·ly adverb

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