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Synonyms for liability

Synonyms for liability

a condition of owing something to another

the condition of being laid open to something undesirable or injurious

something, such as money, owed by one person to another

Synonyms for liability

the state of being legally obliged and responsible

the quality of being something that holds you back

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Findings support the notion that suicidal behavior is unlikely to be resulting solely from any given psychiatric illness, although perhaps it shares a common genetic liability with some of them.
Figure 1 shows five groups differing in level of genetic liability for a particular trait Y (e.
By studying both monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twin pairs, we were able to control for childhood environment and partially for genetic liability as MZ co-twins share all and DZ co-twins on average half of their segregating genes.
Indicators of genetic liability to schizophrenia: A sibling study of neuropsychological performance.
In the offspring given up for adoption by mothers with schizophrenia spectrum disorders, the genetic liability for schizophrenia-related illness (with the rearing contributions of the biological mothers disentangled) is broadly dispersed.