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Synonyms for predisposition
priˌdɪs pəˈzɪʃ ən, ˌpri dɪs-pre·dis·po·si·tion

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  1. sensitivity, predispositionnoun

    susceptibility to a pathogen

    sensitivity, sensibility, sensitiveness

  2. predispositionnoun

    an inclination beforehand to interpret statements in a particular way


  3. predispositionnoun

    a disposition in advance to react in a particular way


Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. predispositionnoun

    inclination, disposition, willingness, inclination, propensity, proclivity, leaning, bent, bias, proneness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "predisposition":

    susceptibility, predisposing, propensity

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  1. Jonathan Shaw:

    This is a population with a genetic predisposition and when exposed to Western lifestyles results in high rates of diabetes, [This is] undoubtedly caused by high rates of obesity.

  2. Barry Boden:

    With chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in football players, we only have the end point, we don’t always have the history of how many concussions they had or any genetic predisposition, it’s certainly worrisome, and it’s certainly better to err on the side of conservatism to reduce the number of impacts, at least during practices, and restrict contact during the week.

  3. Patrick Wildman:

    We don't know what about service could lead to increased risk of the disease in veterans, it could be a variety of factors from head trauma and excessive physical activity to exposures. It also could be a combination of a genetic predisposition with an environmental trigger.

  4. Hedy Kindler:

    This is what we call a gene-environment interaction, you still need the asbestos exposure, but the genetic predisposition can make you more likely to develop mesothelioma with a lower level of asbestos exposure.

  5. Jonathan Silverberg:

    I tell patients that stress is not causing their skin disease; certainly there’s some underlying predisposition to begin with, but once those risk factors are there, stress can certainly be a trigger.

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