predisposition


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Synonyms for predisposition

an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way

a disposition in advance to react in a particular way

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Another implication, said Maris is that, as gene sequencing tools and genetic science itself continue to advance, clinicians will need to better counsel family members on the implications of previously unrecognized cancer predisposition genes in their family.
Mr Andrew Baildam reviews the role of risk-reducing mastectomy as the only practical means of cancer prevention in this high-risk group of breast cancer predisposition gene carriers.
Mustelin and her associates pointed out that while previous studies have found that physical activity modified waist circumference and weight gain among twins with a genetic predisposition to obesity, those studies could not "quantify the effect of physical activity on the relative contribution of genetic and environmental effects on obesity.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is responsible for enforcing the ADA, and, in 1995, interpreted "disability" in the ADA to include genetic predisposition to disease.
One of the pregnant woman and 14 of the postpartum women had undergone surgery within the three months before diagnosis; eight and one, respectively, had a genetic predisposition to the condition, but for most women in both groups, this was its first occurrence.
The ownership's predisposition for long term financing had to be balanced against a desire for a significant interest only period on a loan that was to be leveraged to $68 per square foot.
Like many types of cancer, breast cancer results from complex interactions of genetic predisposition and environmental exposures.
95) focuses on the impact a stroke has on all family members; from a young woman who struggles with employment after her stroke affects her marriage to the sudden death of an elder from inherited genetic predisposition to stroke.
He casts an eye on the role of wealth, status, and power as variants of sexual attraction, on the reasons why more boys than girls are born in every culture, and on the universal predisposition to prefer boys to girls.
I mentioned in the February issue that some women have a genetic predisposition for getting Candida.
There is good predisposition on the part of the creditors to analyze and accept this offer.
The present study of trust differs from previously mentioned studies in that predisposition (i.
Predisposition to abacavir hypersensitivity conferred by HLA-B*5701 and a haplotypic Hsp70-Hom variant.
He also believes that a supposed genetic predisposition toward homosexuality is among the "social problem[s]" that could legitimately be foreclosed by abortion.
A common predisposition to osteochondritis, particularly on the medial side, is an abnormal forefoot position in which it is turned inward toward the midline.