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Innate is an adjective meaning inborn (possessed at birth) or Inherent. Relevant articles include innate idea and Nature (innate). Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary logo Wiktionary is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ... Innate ideas are ideas that one is born with, and thus suggestive of genetic possibilies. ... For alternative meanings, see nature (disambiguation). ...
Innate immunity operates through leukocytes that are not components of the macrophage T and B interrelationships that characterize vertebrate adaptive immunity that is adaptive, induced, specific, anticipatory, and clonal.
Innate response against the infection is effective to certain extent but the ability of the bacterium to remain "silent" for a period of time prevents neutrophil and NK cells from effectively controlling the establishing of the infection.
The innate immune system is able to eradicate many microbial pathogens directly, or innate immunity may indirectly facilitate the removal of pathogens by activation of specific elements of the adaptive immune response (cell-mediated and humoral immunity by T cells and B cells).
In the fields of philosophy and psychology, an innate idea is a concept or piece of knowledge that is said to be universal in humanity - something one is born with, as opposed to learning through experience.
Other philosophers, most notably the empiricists, were critical of the theory and denied the existence of any innate ideas, saying all human knowledge was founded on experience, rather than a priori reasoning.
Locke ends his attack upon innate ideas by suggesting that the mind is a tabula rasa, or 'blank slate,' and that all ideas come from experience; in that all our knowledge is founded.
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