Translation of predisposition in Spanish:

predisposition

predisposición, n.

Pronunciation /priːdɪspəˈzɪʃn//ˌpridɪspəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    predisposición feminine
    propensión feminine
    predisposition to sth propensión a algo
    • While information about people's genetic predispositions is collected much less often than other medical information, its collection is on the rise.
    • Attitudes are predispositions to act in a particular situation, and involve three elements.
    • The social environment is shaped by and expresses genetic factors, and genetic predispositions require specific social processes for their expression.
    • Moreover, understanding genetic influences as predispositions or limiting factors still leaves a potentially broad sphere of human freedom and moral accountability.
    • The complexity of genetic diseases has been far greater than anticipated, and the public's interest in learning about genetic predispositions is unexpectedly low.
    • They are habits, predispositions, deeply engrained attitudes of aversion and preference.
    • This aspect of attitude concerns a predisposition or intention to behave in a certain way.
    • Insurers wanted to use the tests to lower premiums to policyholders who were free from certain genetic predispositions to particular illnesses.
    • You can see genetic predispositions to certain things pop up along the family tree.
    • ‘Environmental toxins, genetic predispositions and even diet appear to influence and sometimes disrupt this process,’ he added.
    • We make things ‘better’ in a variety of ways, but the resulting invention still doesn't perfectly fit our genetic predispositions.
    • There is always a genetic predisposition in such individuals.
    • The book touches briefly on the issue of genetic predispositions, but does not dwell on it.
    • Commonly attributed factors might include temperament or genetic predispositions toward risk taking.
    • Houllier will now have a predisposition to the condition and must watch the levels of cholesterol in his blood.