predisposition

  1. susceptibility to a pathogen
  2. an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way
  3. a disposition in advance to react in a particular way

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Predisposition

State or condition resulting from act of predisposing (i.e. inclining or conditioning beforehand, giving a tendency to, a propensity for) as a predisposition to disease.
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predisposition

An increase in susceptibility resulting from the influence of environment on the suscept.
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predisposition

[n] - an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way 2. [n] - a disposition in advance to react in a particular way
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Predisposition

Pre·dis`po·si'tion noun [ Prefix pre- + disposition : confer French prédisposition .] 1. 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...
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predisposition

A latent susceptibility to disease which may be activated under certain conditions, as by stress. ... Origin: L. Disponere = to dispose ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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predisposition

noun a disposition in advance to react in a particular way
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predisposition

(pre″dis-pә-zish´әn) a latent susceptibility to disease which may be activated under certain conditions.
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Predisposition

• (n.) Previous fitness or adaptation to any change, impression, or purpose; susceptibility; -- applied to material things; as, the predisposition of the body to disease. • (n.) The act of predisposing, or the state of being predisposed; previous inclination, tendency, or propensity; predilection; -- applied to the mind; as, a predisposit...
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predisposition

(pre- + L. disponere to dispose) a latent susceptibility to disease which may be activated under certain conditions, as by stress.
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predisposition

predisposition A latent susceptibility to a disease which may be activated under certain conditions, as by stress.
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predisposition

a person's original disposition, before performing any moral acts. Our animal, rational, and personal natures all indicate that the human predisposition is good. Unfortunately, it is corrupted by radical evil in our first moral act. (Cf. propensity.)
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predisposition

the natural tendency a person has, apart from (or before having) any experience, to be morally good or evil. (Cf. disposition.)
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predisposition

Type: Term Pronunciation: prē′dis-pō-zish′ŭn Definitions: 1. A condition of special susceptibility to a disease.
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predisposition

tendency to develop a certain disease.
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Predisposition

To have a tendency or inclination towards something in advance.
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Predisposition

Latent susceptibility or tendency toward disease.
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Predisposition

To have a tendency or inclination towards something in advance.
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predisposition

the natural tendency a person has, apart from (or before having) any experience, to be morally good* or evil. (Cf. disposition.)
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