Definitions for "Genetic predisposition"
creates a greater risk of displaying a particular characteristic or a certain disorder due to the inherited genetic composition
A genotype that increases the risk but is insufficient to result in disease. Impaired expression of alleles at other gene loci and/or environmental factors are needed before disease appears.
Inheritance of a change in one or more genes that increases the chance that a person will develop a particular problem. A genetic predisposition does not mean a person is certain to develop that problem.
a major factor in the development of melasma
Those aspects of an individual that may lead them to respond more negatively to an unpleasant event, which are related to events they have experienced in the past.