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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·nate /kɑˈnet, ˈkɑˌ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·nate /kɑˈnet, ˈkɑnˌet/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·nate a.
 1. Born with another; being of the same birth.
 2. Congenital; existing from birth. Connate notions.”
    A difference has been made by some; those diseases or conditions which are dependent on original conformation being called congenital; while the diseases of affections that may have supervened during gestation or delivery are called connate.   --Dunglison.
 3. Bot. Congenitally united; growing from one base, or united at their bases; united into one body; as, connate leaves or athers. See Illust. of Connate-perfoliate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of similar parts or organs; closely joined or united; "a
             connate tomato flower" [ant: adnate]
      2: related in nature; "connate qualities" [syn: cognate]