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predict

(pri-dikt′) [L. praedicere, to foretell]
To declare what will happen; foretell. In clinical observations, it is to make an educated estimate about the natural history of a disease or its prognosis.
predictable (-dikt′ă-bĕl), adjectivepredictive (-dik′tiv)
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