Predisponent causes
Predisponent Pre`dis*po"nent, a. Disposing beforehand; predisposing. -- n. That which predisposes. [1913 Webster]

{Predisponent causes}. (Med.) See {Predisposing causes}, under {Predispose}. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]


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  • Predisponent — Pre dis*po nent, a. Disposing beforehand; predisposing. n. That which predisposes. [1913 Webster] {Predisponent causes}. (Med.) See {Predisposing causes}, under {Predispose}. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Predisposing causes — Predispose Pre dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Predisposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Predisposing}.] [Pref. pre + dispose: cf. F. pr[ e]disposer.] 1. To dispose or incline beforehand; to give a predisposition or bias to; as, to predispose the mind to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Predispose — Pre dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Predisposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Predisposing}.] [Pref. pre + dispose: cf. F. pr[ e]disposer.] 1. To dispose or incline beforehand; to give a predisposition or bias to; as, to predispose the mind to friendship.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Predisposed — Predispose Pre dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Predisposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Predisposing}.] [Pref. pre + dispose: cf. F. pr[ e]disposer.] 1. To dispose or incline beforehand; to give a predisposition or bias to; as, to predispose the mind to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Predisposing — Predispose Pre dis*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Predisposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Predisposing}.] [Pref. pre + dispose: cf. F. pr[ e]disposer.] 1. To dispose or incline beforehand; to give a predisposition or bias to; as, to predispose the mind to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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