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pre·dis·pose

 (prē′dĭ-spōz′)
v. pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing, pre·dis·pos·es
v.tr.
1. To make (someone) inclined to something in advance: His good manners predispose people in his favor.
2. To make susceptible or liable: conditions that predispose miners to lung disease.
v.intr.
To provide an inclination or susceptibility: a genetic trait that predisposes to the development of cancer.
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predisposing

adj predisponente
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References in classic literature ?
However, we have discovered that there WAS a predisposing influence against you--and there is one uncertainty cleared out of our way, at any rate.
The aim of the study was to define the predisposing factors responsible for the occurrence of BPME, as well as the possible correlation between the presence of predisposing factors and patient demographic characteristics, etiology and outcome of the disease.
In addition, many case reports proposed colonoscopy, enema, and use of some dietary supplements as predisposing factors instead of risk factors for the development of IC [8, 9, 11].
Necrotic enteritis in chickens develops as a result of infection with pathogenic strains of Clostridium perfringens and the presence of predisposing factors.
Medical students have to indulge in a lot of curricular near work, probably predisposing them to development of myopia.
Predisposing, enabling, and reinforcing factors were evaluated with generalized linear models (Poisson distribution and log link).
While grooming, cats often ingest hair that is shed, sometimes predisposing them to hairballs, or trichobezoars, which may cause problems in some cats.
Age, sex, occupation, predisposing factors and examination findings of these cases were recorded.
A systematic review of 122 studies was conducted to evaluate factors predisposing women to chronic and recurrent pelvic pain, of which 63 evaluated 54 risk factors for dysmenorrhoea, 19 evaluated 14 risk factors for dyspareunia and 40 evaluated 48 factors for non-cyclical pelvic pain.
We compared previously healthy patients with patients who had predisposing medical conditions in terms of demographic profile, clinical signs and symptoms and outcome, and known exposure factors.
That, by its nature, the conduct at issue causes harm or presents a significant risk of harm to individuals or society in a way that undermines or threatens to undermine a value reflected in and thus formally endorsed through the Constitution or similar fundamental laws by, for example: (a) confronting members of the public with conduct that significantly interferes with their autonomy and liberty; or (b) predisposing others to anti-social behaviour; or (c) physically or psychologically harming persons involved in the conduct, and 2.
"This is the real advantage of ultrasound, since blind injections into the tendon can further weaken it, predisposing the tendon to rupture."