The predisposing causes of the Donatist schism were the belief, early introduced into the African church, that the validity of all sacerdotal acts depended upon the personal character of the agent, and the question, arising out of that belief, as to the eligibility for sacerdotal office of the traditores, or those who had delivered up their copies of the Scriptures under the compulsion of the Diocletian persecution; the exciting cause was the election of a successor to Mensurius, bishop of Carthage, who died in 311.
dilatation of the aorta is symmetric, commencing at the sinus of Valsalva and predisposing to rupture and dissection.
flora of the mouth predisposing it to thrush infections.
Predisposing factors: H. pylori infection: A gram negative spiral microaerophilic bacillus specific for human gastric mucosa.
predisposes of predisposing factors outlined above all have a powerful effect on the human nervous system.