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adjective na·tive \ˈnāt-iv\

Medical Definition of native

  1. 1:  belonging to or associated with one by birth

  2. 2:  living or growing naturally in a particular region

  3. 3a:  constituting the original substance or sourceb:  found in nature especially in an unadulterated form <conversion of a native protein to a denatured protein>

  4. na·tive·ly adverb





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