How to use Predisposed in a sentence

predisposed
  • Due to selective breeding, most pedigree dog breeds are genetically predisposed to suffer.

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  • Fever can cause an individual to sleepwalk if it is high enough, untreated and the individual is predisposed for sleepwalking genetically.

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  • Bones are predisposed to fracture, with most fractures occurring before puberty; people with OI type I typically have about 20 to 40 fractures before puberty.

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  • Some researchers have hypothesized that the use of antidepressants for depression may even trigger bipolar disorder in children who are genetically predisposed.

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  • People who are predisposed to this condition who worked in an open office environment became paranoid and psychotic.

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  • Because they are underground, basements are predisposed to being dark and gloomy.

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  • In those who are genetically predisposed, some type of trigger-perhaps a virus or something in the child's environment-brings on the attack against the hair follicles.

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  • For example, someone predisposed to develop phobias who experiences severe turbulence during a flight might go on to develop a phobia about flying.

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  • Some infants seem predisposed to diaper dermatitis.

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  • Others propose that people are genetically predisposed to personality disorders or that they have an underlying biological disturbance (anatomical, electrical, or neurochemical).

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  • People who have fair skin and light eye color are most susceptible to this form of cancer, and it is even more likely that you will get it if you are genetically predisposed.

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  • Moreover, the cost for treatment can be relatively high over time, especially if an individual is predisposed to regular allergy or asthma attacks due to factors within the home.

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  • Some individuals may be genetically predisposed to sensitivity to environmental conditions including medication.

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  • If you are genetically predisposed to high cholesterol, your liver may process it differently.

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  • Because women are predisposed to carry more fat in the hips and thighs than men are, the butt can be a problem area for many.

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  • Some people are just genetically predisposed to have a double chin.

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  • Plotting was rife at Milan, as also at Bologna, where the memory of old liberties predisposed men to cast off clerical rule and led to the first rising on behalf of Italian liberty in the year 1794.

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  • Some persons are naturally absolutely immune (Celli), but this is rare; immunity is also sometimes acquired by infection, but as a rule persons once infected are more predisposed than others.

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  • He was on Catherine's side during the revolution of 1762, but his jealousy of the influence which the Orlovs seemed likely to obtain ovlr the new empress predisposed him to favour the proclamation of his ward the grand duke Paul as emperor, with Catherine as regent only.

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  • The acquiescence of these bodies in the transition to despotic methods predisposed the public to a similar attitude of mind.

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  • The wood of an old tree, on the other hand, has lost a great part of its toughness, and is of bad colour, brittle and often predisposed to decay.

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  • Any strain upon the nervous system, such as mental overwork or anxiety, is a potent cause; or exposure to cold and damp, which seems to excite irritation in a nerve already predisposed to suffer.

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  • When therefore he was appointed to command the Western Squadron, the main fleet prepared against France in 1778, he went to sea predisposed to think that the First Lord would be glad to cause him to be defeated.

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  • This predisposed him to regard physical miracles as the solid criterion for distinguishing reasonable religious conviction from " inclinations, fancies and strong assurances."

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  • Delayed spontaneous bladder perforation - no particular intestinal segment is more predisposed.

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  • Now, a study using genetically modified mice predisposed to Alzheimer's disease has shown that oxidative damage precedes the plaques.

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  • It poses a particular dilemma for a species already predisposed to enter a state of denial about personal mortality.

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  • Can a situation or change in your child's life really make him predisposed to stutter?

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  • These should be important considerations for any breastfeeding mother who is predisposed to such conditions.

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  • Shih, believe there may be some individuals who are genetically predisposed to panic and related conditions.

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  • You may be genetically predisposed to these imbalances.

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  • The abdominal area is a prime example of this, especially for men who are genetically predisposed to storing excess fat there.

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  • Caligula was not predisposed to favour the favourites of Tiberius; and Antipas, having petitioned him for the title of king at the instigation of Herodias, was banished from his tetrarchy and (apparently) was put to death in 39.

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  • And, moreover, the instincts of Jordanes, as a subject of the Eastern Empire, predisposed him to flatter the sacred majesty of Justinian, by whose victorious arms the overthrow of the barbarian kingdom in Italy had been effected.

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  • It seemed to meet the feeling of many educated natives whose faith in current Hinduism was undermined, but who were predisposed against any foreign religious influence.

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  • Many were the causes which predisposed her to what was, after all, anything but an act of self-renunciation.

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  • The feelings of suprise at the clemency and moderation with which the victors used their powers predisposed men everywhere to accept their constitution.

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