Definition of Predisposing

1. Verb. (present participle of predispose) ¹



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Definition of Predisposing

1. predispose [v] - See also: predispose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Predisposing

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prediscover
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prediscovery
prediscussed
prediscussion
predisponencies
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predisposing (current term)
predisposition
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predistribution
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prednimustine
prednisolone

Literary usage of Predisposing

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"But anything which disturbs these normal functions, whether to the extent requiring remedial measures or not, must be considered a predisposing cause of ..."

2. A treatise on fever by Southwood Smith (1830)
"Op THE REMOTE OR predisposing CAUSES OP FEVER. The remote or the predisposing causes of fever have been stated to be those circumstances which bring the ..."

3. The Journal of Prison Discipline and Philanthropy by Pennsylvania Prison Society (1848)
"Some of these are predisposing, but fixed, and some are only susceptible of ... But there arc, also, removable predisposing causes, such as ignorance, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Fractures and Dislocations by Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1900)
"predisposing Causes—Determining Causes—Spontaneous and Pathological ... The external predisposing causes arc those incidental to various occupations and ..."

5. A Treatise on the Continued Fevers of Great Britain by Charles Murchison (1862)
"THHE causes of Typhus are the Exciting and predisposing. ... Under predisposing causes, those circumstances will be referred to, which in themselves are ..."

6. On Diseases Peculiar to Women: Including Displacements of the Uterus by Hugh Lenox Hodge (1868)
"predisposing CAUSES. Relaxation of the Ligaments and of the reflected Pelvic Fascia. ... On this account, pregnancy is to be regarded as predisposing to ..."

7. Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin by University of Wisconsin, Carl Lotus Becker (1908)
"predisposing CAUSES While tuberculosis can not occur unless the germ of this disease enters the body from without, it is also true that this germ may enter ..."

8. Chemistry by William Thomas Brande, Alfred Swaine Taylor (1863)
"predisposing Affinity.—If zinc is covered with hydrochloric acid it displaces the ... This has been called predisposing affinity, but it should rather be ..."

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