Literally "defect" or predisposition to disease, each of us has a specific mix of Vata, Pitta, Kapha to which we are predisposed to encounter a disease. Through the normalizing of our inherent dosha we can seek health.
bodily humor i.e. Vata, Kapha, Pitta; predominate Dosha is often referred to as ones body type; literally translated as "that which can go out of balance".
three basic metabolic principles connecting the mind and body and biological humour.