naturally present at birth; innate.
existing from birth; congenital; innate
Old English inboren “native to a place,” from in “within” + boren “brought forth” (see born). Of qualities in a person, 1510s.
inborn in·born (ĭn’bôrn’)
- Inborn error of metabolism
inborn error of metabolism n. Any of a group of congenital disorders caused by an inherited defect in a single specific enzyme that results in a disruption or abnormality in a specific metabolic pathway.
[in-bound] /ˈɪnˈbaʊnd/ adjective 1. inward bound: inbound ships. /ˈɪnˌbaʊnd/ adjective 1. coming in; inward bound: an inbound ship adj. 1857, “homeward,” from in + bound (adj.2). Originally of ships.
[in-boundz] /ˈɪnˈbaʊndz/ adjective 1. Sports. being within the boundaries of a court or field. 2. Basketball. of or relating to passing the ball onto the court from out of bounds.
noun, Football. 1. one of two broken lines, parallel to the sidelines and running the length of the field, to which the ball is brought when it goes beyond the sidelines.