instinctual

adjective
in·​stinc·​tu·​al | \ in-ˈstiŋ(k)-chə(-wə)l, -ˈstiŋ(k)sh-wəl How to pronounce instinctual (audio) \

Medical Definition of instinctual

: of, relating to, or based on instincts instinctual behavior the instinctual society of social insects

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“Instinctual.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/instinctual. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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