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pre·dis·pose

(prē'dis-pōz'),
To render susceptible.

pre·dis·pose

(prē'dis-pōz')
To render susceptible.

pre·dis·pose

(prē'dis-pōz')
To render susceptible.
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Harm in this context means that it predisposes persons to act in an anti-social manner as, for example, the physical or mental mistreatment of women by men, or, what is perhaps debatable, the reverse.
Ethnicity is factor that is commonly used to predispose a child to the type of violent act they might commit.
The researchers said that their findings were an indication that prenatal exposure to testosterone predisposes people to adopt a more reflexive and less intuitive mindset.
Biome hanics: Certain structural abnormalities and biomechanical errors can predispose a runner to Achilles tendinitis and rupture.
Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the goal of the FUSION team is to map and identify genetic variants that predispose individuals to Type 2 diabetes (formerly non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, or NIDDM).
Antibiotic therapy, steroid therapy, diabetes, human immunodeficiency virus infection, radiation, chemotherapy, and any condition that suppresses immune response can predispose patients to laryngeal candidiasis.
YASMIN should not be used by patients with conditions that predispose them to hyperkalemia (i.
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Genetic make up may predispose a person to indulge in booze more but may not raise one's genetic risk for alcoholism, says a new study.
These high-range blood sugar levels predispose people to a range of complications, including a higher mortality rate, strokes, heart disease, kidney problems and blindness.
Genetic variants in genes such as BRCA1 and BRCA2, which predispose strongly to breast cancer, have been identified previously, but these are quite rare and account for less than 5% of breast cancer cases.
Any of several combinations of genes may predispose the body to low glutathione concentrations.
Recurrent parotid insufflation can predispose the patient to recurrent parotitis and sialectasis.