predisposition

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the state of being predisposed or susceptible to something, especially to a disease or other health problem
{n} a previous or prior adaption
Instances where learning occurs more rapidly or in a different form than expected
Preaching to the converted
A latent susceptibility to disease that may be activated under certain conditions, such as by physiologic stresses
To have a tendency or inclination towards something in advance
tendency to develop a certain disease
{i} previous tendency, predilection, previous inclination; sensitivity, susceptibility (to disease, etc.)
The act of predisposing, or the state of being predisposed; previous inclination, tendency, or propensity; predilection; applied to the mind; as, a predisposition to anger
a disposition in advance to react in a particular way
an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
a disposition in advance to react in a particular way an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
Previous fitness or adaptation to any change, impression, or purpose; susceptibility; applied to material things; as, the predisposition of the body to disease
If you have a predisposition to behave in a particular way, you tend to behave like that because of the kind of person that you are or the attitudes that you have. There is a thin dividing line between educating the public and creating a predisposition to panic
the natural tendency a person has, apart from (or before having) any experience, to be morally good or evil (Cf disposition )
If you have a predisposition to a disease or illness, it is likely that you will suffer from that disease or illness. a genetic predisposition to lung cancer. a tendency to behave in a particular way or suffer from a particular illness predisposition to/towards
susceptibility to a pathogen
An increased likelihood that something will happen If you have a genetic predisposition for heart disease, for example, it increases your chances of being affected But a genetic predisposition to heart disease does not make it a certainty - other factors, such as diet and lifestyle, are also important
predisposition to
tendency to
predisposition to overweight
tendency to gain weight
predispose
To make someone susceptible to something (such as a disease)
predispose
{v} to incline or adopt beforehand
genetic predisposition
Susceptibility to a genetic disease May or may not result in actual development of the disease
genetic predisposition
Susceptibility to a disease that is related to a genetic mutation, which may or may not result in actual development of the disease
genetic predisposition
Susceptibility to a genetic disease May or may not result in actual development of the disease Source : Human Genome Project Information
genetic predisposition
creates a greater risk of displaying a particular characteristic or a certain disorder due to the inherited genetic composition
genetic predisposition
The inherited genetic pattern that may cause some individuals to be more susceptible to particular conditions than others with a different genetic structure
have a predisposition
have a previous inclination or tendency to; have a natural talent or gift
have a predisposition for
have a tendency to, susceptible to
hereditary predisposition
inborn tendency, inborn inclination, transmitted proneness
predispose
If something predisposes you to think or behave in a particular way, it makes it likely that you will think or behave in that way. They take pains to hire people whose personalities predispose them to serve customers well There is evidence to suggest that certain factors predispose some individuals to criminal behaviour. + predisposed pre·dis·posed people who are predisposed to violent crime
predispose
make susceptible; "This illness predisposes you to gain weight
predispose
{f} dispose in advance, make liable beforehand; make sensitive, make susceptible
predispose
If something predisposes you to a disease or illness, it makes it likely that you will suffer from that disease or illness. a gene that predisposes people to alcoholism. + predisposed pre·dis·posed Some people are genetically predisposed to diabetes
predispose
To make someone inclined to something in advance; to influence
predispose
make susceptible; "This illness predisposes you to gain weight"
predispose
To make fit or susceptible beforehand; to give a tendency to; as, debility predisposes the body to disease
predispose
To dispose or incline beforehand; to give a predisposition or bias to; as, to predispose the mind to friendship
predispositions
plural of predisposition
predisposition