GENETIC PREDISPOSITION

the term describing the tendency for a physical or mental condition or disorder to be able to be inherited by the next generation. Also called hereditary predisposition.

GENETIC PREDISPOSITION: "Joe's family has a genetic predisposition to be tall and thin."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENETIC PREDISPOSITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genetic-predisposition/ (accessed July 23, 2019).
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