\pɹiːdɪspˈə͡ʊzɪŋ fˈaktəz], \pɹiːdɪspˈəʊzɪŋ fˈaktəz], \p_ɹ_iː_d_ɪ_s_p_ˈəʊ_z_ɪ_ŋ f_ˈa_k_t_ə_z]\
Definitions of PREDISPOSING FACTORS
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The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.
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- relating to covered with or resembling freckles Freckled; speckled; bearing numerous small dots. Affected with lentigo.