genetic susceptibility

(jeh-NEH-tik suh-SEP-tih-BIH-lih-tee)

An inherited increase in the risk of developing a disease. Also called genetic predisposition.

Increased likelihood or chance of developing a particular disease due to the presence of one or more gene mutations and/or a family history that indicates an increased risk of the disease. Also called genetic predisposition.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "genetic susceptibility"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "susceptibilidad genética"

Aumento heredado del riesgo de padecer de una enfermedad. También se llama predisposición genética.