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pre·dis·pose
[pree-di-spohz]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [PRE·DIS·POSED, PRE·DIS·POS·ING.]
1.
to give an inclination or tendency to beforehand; make susceptible: Genetic factors may predispose human beings to certain metabolic diseases.
2.
to render subject, susceptible, or liable: The evidence predisposes him to public censure.
3.
to dispose beforehand.
4.
Archaic. to dispose of beforehand, as in a will, legacy, or the like.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [PRE·DIS·POSED, PRE·DIS·POS·ING.]
5.
to give or furnish a tendency or inclination: an underground job that predisposes to lung infection.
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A genetic predisposition is a genetic characteristic which influences the possible phenotypic development of an individual organism within a species or ...

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Predisposed definition, to give an inclination or tendency to beforehand; make susceptible: Genetic factors may predispose human beings to certain metabolic ...

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Predispose definition, to give an inclination or tendency to beforehand; make susceptible: Genetic factors may predispose human beings to certain metabolic ...

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v. pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing, pre·dis·pos·es. v.tr. 1. To make (someone) inclined to something in advance: His good manners predispose people in his favor.