Experimental Factor Ontology

Last uploaded: July 4, 2019
Preferred Name

disposition

Definitions

A disposition is an entity that causes a specific process or transformation in an entity in which it inheres, under specific circumstances and in conjunction with the laws of nature. For example, the disposition of vegetables to decay when not refrigerated, the disposition of blood to coagulate, the disposition of a patient with a weakened immune system to contract disease.

ID

http://www.ifomis.org/bfo/1.1/snap#Disposition

ArrayExpress_label

disease property

branch_class

true

database_cross_reference

NCIt:C41205

definition

A disposition is an entity that causes a specific process or transformation in an entity in which it inheres, under specific circumstances and in conjunction with the laws of nature. For example, the disposition of vegetables to decay when not refrigerated, the disposition of blood to coagulate, the disposition of a patient with a weakened immune system to contract disease.

EFO_URI

http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0001438

example of usage

For example, the disposition of vegetables to decay when not refrigerated, the disposition of blood to coagulate, the disposition of a patient with a weakened immune system to contract disease.

label

disposition

prefLabel

disposition

source_definition

A realizable entity [snap:RealizableEntity] that essentially causes a specific process or transformation in the object [snap:Object] in which it inheres, under specific circumstances and in conjunction with the laws of nature. A general formula for dispositions is: X (object [snap:Object] has the disposition D to (transform, initiate a process) R under conditions C.

term editor

James Malone modified from original

subClassOf

http://www.ifomis.org/bfo/1.1/snap#SpecificallyDependentContinuant

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