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Few of the cancer-stricken family members were related by blood to the Goolsbys — some had married into the family — which, to Andrea, ruled out the possibility that the cancers were caused by a genetic predisposition.
THE COAL PLANT NEXT DOORBY MAX BLAU FOR GEORGIA HEALTH NEWSMARCH 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
“You can have a genetic predisposition to depression,” Gotlib says.
We all have unique genetic predispositions—some people are simply born more at risk for certain conditions, like heart disease, than others.
Increasingly we are faced with the prospect that predispositions to more complex behaviors are similarly wired into our brains.
For what less than disease can we call a necessity of error and a predisposition to sin and sickness?
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
But the good man's plans could not prevail against his nephew's predisposition for the land.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL.1ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
This statement may be interpreted to refer to a predisposition rather than to an inherited characteristic.
It cannot be disputed that man bears within himself, in his personality, a predisposition for divinity.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Hence, especially if there be any pre-existing uterine disease, or a predisposition thereto, miscarriage is a serious thing.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
The likelihood of the children, in turn, inheriting any such predisposition, depends on the answer to the inquiry we first put.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS

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