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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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"This study provides evidence that genetically predisposed people are at greater risk for higher BMI and that genetic predisposition interacts with the obesogenic environment resulting in higher BMI, as observed between the mid-1980s and mid-2000s," the authors write.
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
Prof Jim van Os and a team at the Maastricht University in the Netherlands said among those who were predisposed to psychosis who did not use cannabis, the prevalence of psychotic symptoms was 26%.
The trick then becomes to determine which ones are likely to be predisposed to the illness.
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.
SAN DIEGO -- Preliminary findings from an ongoing trial in Finland suggest that cow's milk does indeed play a role in type 1 diabetes, at least in those who are predisposed.
They said constant exposure to glamourous images of ultra thin models may encourage eating disorders in predisposed girls.
Interestingly, the Court stated in this ruling that most people in prison have a "personality disorder" and that every prisoner, by virtue of having committed crimes, could be seen as predisposed to do so again.
They're fairly predisposed. They're voting the way business wants them to and the money is the reward.
It is as if he wishes to advertis his alienation by deliberately discomfitting an audience predisposed to recognize a solitary and wretched soul in these pictures.
But scientists who are predisposed to junk information have forfeited their credibility as both scientists and writers.