verb (used with object), pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing.
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If there is no predisposing trauma—well, that might mean real trouble.How Serious Is Hillary Clinton’s Blood Clot and Hospitalization?|Kent Sepkowitz|December 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This depends on age, constitution, predisposing causes, and a variety of circumstances not altogether under human control.
Medical men tell us of a predisposing condition of the system for the inception of epidemic.Confession|W. Gilmore Simms
It is believed that a deficiency of oleaginous matter is a predisposing cause of tuberculous disease.
Much stress was laid by the earlier writers on the effect of temperament as a predisposing cause of gout.
It is not necessary, however, to ascribe the influence of Saint-Simonian thought upon him to a predisposing spiritual temperament.Socialism|John Spargo