genetic predisposition

(jeh-NEH-tik PREE-dih-spuh-ZIH-shun)

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

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 susceptibility.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "genetic predisposition"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "predisposición genética"

Aumento de la probabilidad de padecer de una enfermedad en particular. También se llama susceptibilidad genética.