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pre·dis·pose

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

(prē'dis-pōz')
To render susceptible.
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pre·dis·pose

(prē'dis-pōz')
To render susceptible.
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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.
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There are probably a multitude of combinations of 30 or 40 different genes that together in certain combinations predispose people to have a hot temper.
Washington, April 9 ( ANI ): Certain genetic traits may predispose people to being more or less motivated to exercise and remain active, a new research from the University of Missouri has suggested.
Hyperhomocysteinemia can predispose patients to deep vein thrombosis; in this case, the patient's left internal jugular vein was affected.
The researchers plan to examine potential effects of negative expectations more closely in pessimists, whose personalities may predispose them to pain sensitivity.
"We are interested in addressing the question of whether carrying certain variants of the BRAF gene could predispose people to having or developing more moles, and thus to an increased risk of developing melanoma," says principal investigator Claus Garbe.
Antibiotic therapy, steroid therapy, diabetes, human immunodeficiency virus infection, radiation, chemotherapy, and any condition that suppresses immune response can predispose patients to laryngeal candidiasis.
Excessive paranasal sinus pneumatization can thin the skull base and predispose a patient to the condition.
The NIEHS is developing a program that recognizes the growing concern that exposures to environmental factors, either in utero alone or in combination with childhood exposures, may predispose individuals to childhood- or adult-onset diseases.
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.
Any of several combinations of genes may predispose the body to low glutathione concentrations.