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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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In this study results show that influence of age, refractory power, and progression of refractory power were more in the genetically predisposed group as compared to non-genetically predisposed group.
PREDISPOSED TO EPILEPSY: The Court of Appeal was told Kyle Fisher had a 'highly unusual brain' which predisposed him to epilepsy
Chang hopes to alert psychiatrists to the possibility that youngsters predisposed to bipolar disorder will respond poorly to standard medications for other mood and behavior disorders and that there are alternative treatment options.
Health care providers are able to intervene with individual customized advice so that the patient can prevent, modify, or avoid the predisposed condition by better understanding both his or her genetic and environmental risk for disease.
But scientists who are predisposed to junk information have forfeited their credibility as both scientists and writers.
Second, assuming the Government improperly induced the defendant to commit the crime, was the defendant nevertheless predisposed to commit the criminal act prior to first being approached by Government agents?
This module discusses the relationship between the three core personality characteristics that predispose a person to chemical dependence and the types of life situations that "trigger" predisposed people to chemical use as a maladaptive coping mechanism, and also examines eligibility determination, service planning, and service provision.
The results of a study published in the April issue of Stem Cells and Development suggest that human stem cells derived from bone marrow are predisposed to develop into a variety of nerve cell types, supporting the promise of developing stem cell-based therapies to treat neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.
We have shown that it is possible to be genetically predisposed to being lazy," Booth said.
University and his colleagues worked with mice that were genetically predisposed to develop Alzheimer's-like symptoms, including buildups in the brain of a protein called beta-amyloid.
The author postulates that the hyperhomocysteinemia predisposed this patient to clot formation in the left internal jugular vein and this in turn led to the development of the Meniere's symptoms.