Medical Dictionary


verb pre·dis·pose \ˌprēd-is-ˈpōz\

Medical Definition of PREDISPOSE

transitive verb
:  to make susceptible <malnutrition predisposes one to disease>
intransitive verb
:  to bring about susceptibility <conditions that predispose to infection>


July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
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