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multifactorial

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adjective mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al \-fak-ˈtȯr-ē-əl\

Definition of multifactorial

  1. 1 :  having characters or a mode of inheritance dependent on a number of genes at different loci

  2. 2 or mul·ti·fac·tor play \-ˈfak-tər\ :  having, involving, or produced by a variety of elements or causes

mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al·ly play \-fak-ˈtȯr-ē-ə-lē\ adverb


1920

First Known Use of multifactorial

1920


Medical Dictionary

multifactorial

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adjective mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al \-fak-ˈtōr-ē-əl, -ˈtȯr-\

Medical Definition of multifactorial

  1. 1:  having characters or a mode of inheritance dependent on a number of genes at different loci

  2. 2or mul·ti·fac·tor \-ˈfak-tər\play :  having, involving, or produced by a variety of elements or causes <a multifactorial study> <a disease with a multifactorial etiology>

  3. mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\play adverb
    mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al·i·ty \-ˌtōr-ē-ˈal-ət-ē, -ˌtȯr-\play noun, plural mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al·i·ties




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